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bogart Syllabification: bo·gart
Pronunciation: /ˈbōɡärt/

Definition of bogart in English:


[with object] informal, chiefly US
Selfishly appropriate or keep (something, especially a lit marijuana cigarette).
Example sentences
  • Hell, I tell people that all the time so they don't bogart my joint.
  • Dude, don't bogart the platform.
  • So a broad driving a Mercedes is bogarting her way across traffic to make that important turn into the entrance closest to Bloomingdales.


1960s: from US actor Humphrey Bogart (1899–1957), who often smoked in films.

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