Definition of bogart in English:

bogart

verb

[WITH OBJECT]US
informal
  • Selfishly appropriate or keep (something, especially a lit marijuana cigarette).

    • ‘Stop bogarting the last beer, Wolf.’
    • ‘They mistakenly believed he had tried to bogart the gas and poach the summit.’
    • ‘Blissfully unaware of pot-smoking etiquette, he proceeds to bogart it down to the ashes.’
    • ‘Then he bogarts all the weed and later on rats everyone out to the cops.’
    • ‘This is sad, really, because if you're bogarting the Convocation Mall for an evening to set up a beer garden, then it would be in your best interest to make sure that there are people there to drink the beer.’
    • ‘So a broad driving a Mercedes is bogarting her way across traffic to make that important turn into the entrance closest to Bloomingdales.’
    • ‘Like Eminem, ecstasy, and Outkast, this election has been co-opted by our moms and dads and it's time for us to say, ‘Don't bogart it!’’
    • ‘Tell that to the woman whose trophies she'd bogarted.’
    • ‘There is no bogarting of the microphone; from the first shimmering bars of the album you hear that this trio have found a magical balance.’
    • ‘So now I'm bogarting a hundred camels for my wannabe Chekhovian slices-of-life film?’
    • ‘Last week, she asked to copy your social studies homework and you caved, but you don't want her bogarting all of your hard-earned work!’
    • ‘Dude, don't bogart the platform.’
    • ‘He shoulders his way in, bull that he is, by bogarting his way past the people in front of the line.’
    • ‘As part of the interview process, he sent a video of himself bogarting a massive pipe full of opium.’
    • ‘My neighbor has learned how to bogart his wireless signal.’
    • ‘Traffic was nil, except for us, which was fortunate considering the way I was bogarting both lanes.’
    • ‘So don't bogart that joint, my friend, pass it over to me.’
    • ‘Don't bogart this information - spread the word.’
    • ‘Hell, I tell people that all the time so they don't bogart my joint.’
    • ‘I also want to bogart some of the many Red Eyes gig posters left over from evenings past, the better to decorate my home and office.’
    monopolize, keep to oneself, dominate, take over, corner, control
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Origin

1960s: from Bogart, Humphrey, who often smoked in films.

Pronunciation

bogart

/ˈbōɡärt/