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Agog appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • "Em, a droopy burden made Kansas agog as a snake!" damned Ruby, poor dame.
  • Some model bares impractical illiterate misdraws, agog as wards I met are, ’til lilac IT carp, miserable, do memos.
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Definition of the adjective agog

What does agog mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, etc.
    • example: I've been agog all afternoon, waiting for the next episode in your mystery story
    • similar: excited

Alternative definition of the adjective agog

adjective

  1. In eager desire, eager, astir.
  2. [chiefly of eyes] Wide open.

Definition of the adverb agog

What does agog mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?

adverb

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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for agog

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Google previewDictionary of Idiomatic English Phrases (1891)

by James Main Dixon

Agog. — All agog — in a state of activity or restless expectation. F. So three doors off the chaise was stayed, Where they did all get in : Six precious souls, and all agog To dash through thick and thin.— Cowper. Exp. — Six precious souls, and ...

Google previewLatham's "Johnson's dictionary." (1873)

by Sir George Webbe Dasent

Garnett, and we leave " agog :" d gcegtum does not come from the verb gcegiaz, or as it would be more properly spelt gcegjask, but from the plural substantive gosg/ur, staring, peeping, prying, the Roxburgh " gogs ," a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

AGOG', o. Gig and Jig have probably the same meaning, however differently applied ; and may be from the Gothic Gaggan, AS. janjan, to go, to gang. Agog is applied to the alert, eager, emotions of hope, expectation, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

AGOG', a. Gig and Jig have probably the same meaning, however differently applied ; and may be from the Gothic Gaggan, AS. gangan, to go, to gang. Agog is applied to the alert, eager, emotions of hope, espectation, ...

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Scrabble value of A1G2O1G2

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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