doggo


doggo
f'dogo] mod. hidden away; quiet and waiting. (See also lie doggo.)
This error was there, doggo, for nearly thirty years.
Here is another one of your doggo deadbeats on this list.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • doggo — ► ADVERB (in phrase lie doggo) Brit. informal, dated ▪ remain motionless and quiet to escape detection. ORIGIN origin uncertain …   English terms dictionary

  • doggo — [dôg′ō] adv. [< DOG + O] [Slang, Chiefly Brit.] out of sight: chiefly in the phrase lie doggo, to stay hidden; lie low …   English World dictionary

  • doggo — /daw goh, dog oh/, adv. 1. Informal. in concealment; out of sight. 2. lie doggo, Brit. Slang. to keep out of sight; hide: Lie doggo until the excitement blows over. [1890 95; appar. DOG + O] * * * …   Universalium

  • doggo — adverb Etymology: probably from 1dog Date: 1893 in hiding used chiefly in the phrase to lie doggo …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • doggo — adj 1. American worthless, inferior, bad. A variation of dog ass. 2. British intoxicated by marihuana. This unusual term derives from a now obso lete piece of rhyming slang dog and boned: stoned, perhaps reinforced by the immobility and… …   Contemporary slang

  • doggo — adverb (in phr. lie doggo) informal remain motionless and quiet to escape detection. Origin C19: of obscure origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • doggo — adverb lie doggo old fashioned to stay quiet and still so that people will not notice you or find you …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • doggo — /ˈdɒgoʊ / (say dogoh) Colloquial –adverb 1. out of sight. –phrase 2. lie doggo, to hide; remain in concealment. {dog + g + o, with reference to the ability of a cunning dog to keep still and quiet and do nothing that will give away its position} …   Australian English dictionary

  • doggo — adv. Phrases and idioms: lie doggo sl. lie motionless or hidden, making no sign. Etymology: prob. f. DOG: cf. O …   Useful english dictionary

  • doggo — adverb /ˈdɒɡəʊ/ in hiding (only used in set phrase below) Syn: out of sight …   Wiktionary


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