- adjective very eager to hear or see something.OriginC16: from OFr. en gogues, from en 'in' + the plural of gogue 'fun'.
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agog — agog; agog·ic; agog·ics; … English syllables
Agog — A*gog , a. & adv. [Cf. F. gogue fun, perhaps of Celtic origin.] In eager desire; eager; astir. [1913 Webster] All agog to dash through thick and thin. Cowper. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
agog — Element secund de derivare savantă cu semnificaţia care conduce , care provoacă . [Şi agogic, agogie. < fr. agogue, agogie, cf. gr. agogos]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN AGÓG, AGOGÍE elem. care conduce , provoacă . (< fr … Dicționar Român
-agog — agog, agogički, agogija DEFINICIJA kao drugi dio riječi znači vođenje, vođa, koji vodi, vodstvo [demagog; pedagogija] ETIMOLOGIJA grč. agog: vođa; agoikos: koji vodi; agógos: koji je vođen; ágeín: voditi … Hrvatski jezični portal
agog — in a state of desire; in a state of imagination; heated with the notion of some enjoyment; longing [Johnson], c.1400, perhaps from O.Fr. en gogues in jest, good humor, joyfulness, from gogue fun, of unknown origin … Etymology dictionary
agog — *eager, keen, anxious, avid, athirst Analogous words: excited, galvanized, stimulated (see PROVOKE): roused, aroused, stirred (see STIR vb): *impatient, restive I Antonyms: aloof Contrasted words: *indifferent, unconcerned, incurious, detached,… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
agog — [adj] enthralled anxious, avid, breathless, eager, enthusiastic, excited, expectant, impatient, in suspense, on tenterhooks; concepts 401,542 … New thesaurus
agog — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ very eager to hear or see something. ORIGIN from Old French en gogues, from en in + gogue fun … English terms dictionary
agog — [ə gäg′] adv., adj. [ME agogge < OFr en gogues < en, in + gogue, joke, joyfulness] in a state of eager anticipation, excitement, or interest … English World dictionary
agog — /əˈgɒg / (say uh gog) adjective 1. in a state of wonder and amazement; astonished: they were agog to learn of her remarkable success. 2. in an anticipatory state of interest; eager. 3. in a state of excited interest: *Buddlecombe was all a… … Australian English dictionary
agog — adj. agog over; with (she was all agog over her new granddaughter) * * * [ə gɒg] with (she was all over her new granddaughter) agog over … Combinatory dictionary