Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Bogart, Humphrey DeForest 1899-1957. American actor who played reticent, tough, but ultimately kind-hearted heroes in films such as Casablanca (1942) and The African Queen (1951), for which he won an Academy Award.

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  • proper n. An English surname. Most famous representative is probably American actor Humphrey Bogart.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Humphrey DeForest Bogart, famous movie actor; most commonly called Humphrey Bogart; b. 1899, d. 1957.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See boggard, 4.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States film actor (1899-1957)

Etymologies

From the Dutch surname Bogaert, derived from bogaard, short for boomgaard ("orchard"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Still, Bogart is masterfulas always, and the final courtroom speech prefigures later cinema courtroom barnstorming including Compulsion, A Time To Kill, and dozens more.

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  • It seems unlikely that Humphrey Bogart is weeping in heaven at the lost chance to appear in a movie whose Eureka moment is the creation of the "relationship status" function.

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  • An FBI agent says the signal from one of Zinkhan's cell phones helped police find the Jeep in Bogart, which is a rural town about 60 miles east of Atlanta.

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  • Different members of the Anderson crew started going to shows in Cincinnati sometimes, to a club called Bogart's, that had some of the bigger punk and new wave bands play.

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  • I was called Bogart's Hat Shop in Boulder, Colorado.

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  • He was scowling in an attempt to "Bogart" or intimidate me.

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  • The Burnetts’ dog, a big German shepherd called Bogart, began to bark two houses down.

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  • Codenamed 'Bogart', Update 1.2 for Burnout Paradise is set to fix numerous bugs when it's released on April 24th ...

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  • Still, to this day, if I'm in Alabama and I hear "Bogart," I'll turn around.

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  • Although some graves can be spotted on a trip through the large parks, others - such as Bogart's - are contained in locked gardens that are closed to the public.

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