Pronounced: ILL-uh-tihv (alt ih-LAY-tihv), adj
Notes: I ran across this word in my reading, but didn’t know it
The word bogart means
- to hog or take more than the fair share of something
- to bully, act touch, or to be belligerent
This word came into usage in the 1960s
Background / Comments
As you might have thought, this word was named after well-known actor Humphrey Bogart, who played tough-guy roles. That certainly explains the second meaning; it is not clear as to why or how the first meaning came into being.