dog·go || 'dɒgəʊ adv. in hiding, in concealment, under cover

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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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 — 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

  • 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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