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Meaning of "agog" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AGOG

Perhaps from Old French en gogues in merriments, origin unknown.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AGOG

agog  [əˈɡɒɡ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AGOG

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Agog is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AGOG MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of agog in the English dictionary

The definition of agog in the dictionary is highly impatient, eager, or curious.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AGOG


cholagogue
ˈkɒləɡɒɡ
demagog
ˈdɛməɡɒɡ
demagogue
ˈdɛməˌɡɒɡ
emmenagogue
ɪˈmɛnəˌɡɒɡ
galactagogue
ɡəˈlæktəˌɡɒɡ
goosegog
ˈɡʊzɡɒɡ
hemagog
ˈhiːməˌɡɒɡ
hemagogue
ˈhiːməˌɡɒɡ
hydragogue
ˈhaɪdrəˌɡɒɡ
Magog
ˈmeɪɡɒɡ
Memphremagog
ˌmɛmfriːˈmeɪɡɒɡ
mystagogue
ˈmɪstəˌɡɒɡ
pedagog
ˈpɛdəˌɡɒɡ
pedagogue
ˈpɛdəˌɡɒɡ
phlegmagogue
ˈflɛməˌɡɒɡ
ptyalagogue
taɪˈæləˌɡɒɡ
secretagogue
sɪˈkriːtəɡɒɡ
sialagogue
ˈsaɪələˌɡɒɡ
sialogogue
ˈsaɪələˌɡɒɡ
synagogue
ˈsɪnəˌɡɒɡ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AGOG

ago
agoge
agogic
agoing
agon
agonal
agone
agonic
agonic line
agonies
agonise
agonised
agonisedly
agonising
agonisingly
agonist
agonistic
agonistical
agonistically
agonize

WORDS THAT END LIKE AGOG

analog
blog
cog
dog
fog
frog
Gog and Magog
hog
hot dog
hot-dog
jog
log
mystagog
nog
prog
put on the dog
Tagalog
the Little Dog
tog
weblog

Synonyms and antonyms of agog in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AGOG»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «agog» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of agog

Translation of «agog» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AGOG

Find out the translation of agog to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of agog from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «agog» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

急切
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

agog
570 millions of speakers

English

agog
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हरकत में ला दिया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

متلهف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

взбудоражен
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

curioso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গমনোদ্যত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

impatient
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Agog
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gespannt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ワクワクして
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

근질 근질
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Agog
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chờ đợi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆவலுடன் எதிர்பார்த்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्सुक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

can atan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

eccitato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

napięciu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розбурханий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nerăbdător
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανυπόμονος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nuuskierig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

agog
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

agog
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of agog

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AGOG»

The term «agog» is normally little used and occupies the 112.878 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AGOG» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about agog

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AGOG»

Discover the use of agog in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to agog and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Agog! Ripping Reads
Agog! Ripping Reads is the sixth anthology of speculative fiction to be published by Agog! Press, and the fourth to be edited by Cat Sparks.
Cat Sparks, 2006
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Agog! Fantastic Fiction
Twenty-nine new tales of fantasy, imagination and wonder, edited by Cat Sparks, including contributions by Michael Barry, Deborah Biancotti, Leigh Blackmore, Damien Broderick, Simon Brown, David Carroll, Marianne de Pierres, Terry Dowling, ...
Cat Sparks, 2006
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Agog! Smashing Stories
The third volume in the Agog! anthology series, with stories by Australian contributors: Deborah Biancotti, Simon Brown, Marianne de Pierres, Brendan Duffy, Grace Dugan, Dirk FlinthartPaul Haines, Richard Harland, Robert Hood, Trent ...
Cat Sparks, 2006
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Agog! Terrific Tales
The latest volume in the Agog! anthology series, with stories by Australian contributors: Lee Battersby, Deborah Biancotti, Leigh Blackmore, Simon Brown, Adam Browne, Jack Dann, Marianne de Pierres, Brendan Duffy, Dirk Flinthart, Robert ...
Cat Sparks, 2006
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Agog
From found poetry to mythology, 'AGOG' is a rich tapestry of allusion, folklore and lyricism deeply rooted in the landscape of Snowdonia and as visually creative as it is linguistically adventurous.
Peter Marshall, 2011
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The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy
Brown, Simon, 'Water Babies', Agog! Smashing Stories. Cain, James, 'Dark Eyes', The Horror Express #1, Feb 2004. Carlon, Lee, 'Skin Deep', Antipodean 78, Nov 2004. Carroll, Monica, 'The Teller', Encounters. Caselberg, Jay,' Iridescence' ...
Bill Congreve, Michelle Marquardt, 2005
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Garner's Modern American Usage
Among other advantages, these spellings prevent any possible confusion with the adjective and adverb agog (= intensely excited) <all agog over the Christmas presents>. William Safire has predicted the demise of -ue forms: “Note the lack ofa ...
Bryan Garner, 2009
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Recognizing the Romantic Novel: New Histories of British ...
'All. Agog. to. Find. Her. Out': Compulsory. Narration. in. The. Wanderer. SUZIE. ASHA. PARK. Mute Eloquence Brainstorming ideas for The Wanderer; or, Female Difficulties (1814), Frances Burney envisions the plot turning on an ...
Jillian Heydt-Stevenson, Charlotte Sussman, 2010
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Gold Rush Saints: California Mormons and the Great Rush for ...
"THE. WHOLE. COUNTRY. WAS. AGOG. WITH. EXCITEMENT". Mormon Mining, Farming, Trade, and Travel in the Gold Country Even though many battalion veterans and Brooklyn Saints left for Salt Lake in 1848, LDS activity in northern ...
Kenneth N. Owens, 2005
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Women's Health in the Majority World: Issues and Initiatives
From 2003- 2006, AGOG in Guatemala conducted the ALARM International Program within 16 ministry-led initiatives in priority districts of the country. Likewise in Uganda, AOGU offered the program in a community initiative conducted by a ...
Laurie Elit, Jean Chamberlain Froese, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AGOG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term agog is used in the context of the following news items.
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An ideal platform for Najib to clear his name
... as usual” in the country, as if nothing amiss had happened in Malaysia while the whole world is agog with Malaysia's political crisis? «Malaysiakini, Jul 15»
2
Baller Surfboard Art & Popeye at ArtHamptons 2015
We were kind of agog at his Spirit of Ecstasy series; namely, the transformation of a utilitarian chainsaw into a Rolls Royce lust-worthy object of ... «Curbed Hamptons, Jul 15»
3
3 risks you take when buying uncompleted property in Singapore
The brochures looked stunning and you were agog when you visited the showroom. It's the developer's job to make the property look as ... «AsiaOne, Jul 15»
4
Former mechanic superintendent Albert Bacchus recalls the 'golden …
... bus is a foreign one and if you were to ask if they knew about the blue buses that traversed the rural routes, they would stare at you agog. «Stabroek News, Jul 15»
5
RIGHT TIME RIGHT PLACE Patience, persistent contact paid off for …
Barbara's blind date was Richard's friend, and as the friend greeted her at the front door, Richard sat in the car stunned and agog. "I thought ... «Arkansas Online, Jul 15»
6
Andy Murray survives scare to reach second week of Wimbledon …
And almost 24 hours on from the event, the All England Club was still agog with the memory of Heather Watson's epic assault on Serena ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
7
WookieeLeaks: 'Star Wars: Rogue One' Details Begin to Trickle Out
... Death Star, with sets for The Force Awakens re-dressed alongside some familiar and new areas of the Battle Station specifically designed to have fans agog. «ScreenCrush, Jul 15»
8
Strange goings-on in Dilwyn, or is it pure fiction?
VILLAGERS at Dilwyn looked on agog as a woman wearing a dog collar became embroiled in a furious row with a man before climbing in her ... «Hereford Times, Jul 15»
9
Twitter agog at tale of Florence and the latrine
RAB Florence, who stars in BBC comedy show Burnistoun, was the talk of Twitter yesterday morning after he spent the night in the toilet of a ... «The National, Jul 15»
10
The recipe for serving an ace picnic
... looking back up at the window, and seeing the entire party staring back at me, agog – makes it easily my most vivid Wimbledon memory. «The Guardian, Jul 15»

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