agog

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈgɒg/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈgɑg/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə gog)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
a•gog /əˈgɑg/USA pronunciation   adj. [be + ~]
  1. highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, anticipation, etc.:was all agog with excitement when she heard the news.
See -ag-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
a•gog  (ə gog),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, anticipation, etc.

adv. 
  1. in a state of eager desire;
    excitedly.
  • Middle French en gogues; see À gogo
  • variant of on gog (in phrase set on gog rouse, stir up) 1535–45
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged awestruck, enthralled.

-agog, 
  • var. of  -agogue. 

  • Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    agog /əˈɡɒɡ/ adj
    1. (postpositive) highly impatient, eager, or curious
    Etymology: 15th Century: perhaps from Old French en gogues in merriments, origin unknown
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