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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agogadjective

    highly excited


  1. agogadverb

    In a state of high anticipation, excitement, or interest.

  2. agogadjective

    In eager desire, eager, astir.

  3. agogadjective

    Wide open.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Agogadverb

    Etymology: a word of uncertain etymology; the French have the term à gogo, in low language; as, ils vivent à gogo, they live to their wish: from this phrase our word may be, perhaps, derived.

    As for the sense and reason of it, that has little or nothing to do here; only let it sound full and round, and chime right to the humour, which is at present agog, (just as a big, long, rattling name is said to command even adoration from a Spaniard) and, no doubt, with this powerful, senseless engine, the rabble-driver, shall be able to carry all before him. Robert South, Sermons.

    The gawdy gossip, when she’s set agog,
    In jewels drest, and at each ear a bob,
    Goes flaunting out, and, in her trim of pride,
    Thinks all she says or does, is justify’d. John Dryden, Juv. Sat. 6.

    This maggot has no sooner set him agog, but he gets him a ship, freights her, builds castles in the air, and conceits both the Indies in his coffers. Roger L'Estrange.

    On which the saints are all agog,
    And all this for a bear and dog. Hudibras, cant. ii.

    They generally straggle into these parts about this time of the year; and set the heads of our servant-maids so agog for husbands, that we do not expect to have any business done as it should be, whilst they are in the country. Joseph Addison, Spectator.


  1. agog

    The australian Girls Own Gallery (aGOG) was a commercial art gallery that operated in Leichhardt Street, Kingston in Canberra from 1989 to 1998. The gallery was owned and operated by former National Gallery of Australia curator Helen Maxwell, and exhibited the work of women artists almost exclusively.


  1. agog

    Agog refers to a state of eager anticipation, excitement or interest. It is typically used to describe someone who is intensely curious or expectant about something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Agog

    in eager desire; eager; astir

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. gogue fun, perhaps of Celtic origin.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Agog

    a-gog′, adj. or adv. eager: astir. [Perh. connected with O. Fr. en gogues; estre en ses gogues, to be frolicsome, or Fr. vivre à gogo, to live in abundance. The ultimate origin is unknown.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of AGOG in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of AGOG in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of AGOG in a Sentence

  1. Andrea Riseborough:

    The world is watching agog at this New York tycoon, with so much focus on how we created this monster.

  2. Dipanjan Chatterjee:

    This is a very, very unusual year, typically at this time of the year, you know, all the brands are all agog with excitement because Beijing Olympics is right around the corner... Instead, what you've found is that they've retreated into their shells.

  3. Louise Sunshine:

    Nobody ever knew when he walked in a meeting what he was going to say or do because he didn't, donald has always managed to walk into a meeting and say something that nobody else expected him ever to say, upend the entire meeting, leave everybody agog, and control every situation that way, so by the time he leaves the room, he has the store, he owns the store.

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