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agog

Definition:

highly excited

Class:

adjective (modifies a noun)

Comparative:

more agog

Superlative:

most agog

Similar to:

excited

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

"in a state of desire; in a state of imagination; heated with the notion of some ...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

agog | -agogue | -agog [United States] | -agogic [combining form in adjective, derived]

[postpositive] highly impatient, eager, or curious | indicating a person or thing that leads or incites to action, | denoting a substance that ... (21 of 519 words, 3 definitions, 12 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/agog

Merriam-Webster:

agog | eager [synonym] | agape [synonym] | expectant [synonym] | anticipant [synonym] | anticipatory [synonym] | open-eyed [similar] | openmouthed [similar] | alert [similar] | ...

full of intense interest or excitement; "eager" (7 of 101 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/agog

Wiktionary:

agog | all-a-gog [synonym, sense-specific]

In eager desire, eager, astir. | [eyes] Wide open. | In a state of high anticipation, excitement, or interest. (17 of 68 words, 3 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/agog

Oxford Dictionary:

agog

Syllabification: (a¬∑gog) | [predicate] | very eager or curious to hear or see something (12 of 66 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

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agog [predicate]

very eager or curious to hear or see something (9 of 58 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/agog

American Heritage Dictionary:

agog

Full of keen anticipation or excitement; eager. (7 of 35 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/agog

Macmillan British Dictionary:

agog [never before noun]

excited and interested (3 of 29 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/agog

New World Dictionary:

agog

in a state of eager anticipation, excitement, or interest (9 of 26 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/agog

Random House Dictionary:

agog | -agog

highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, anticipation, etc. | in a state of eager desire; excitedly. | "-agog" : variation of "-agogue". (19 of 23 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/agog

Cambridge Dictionary:

agog

excited; eager to know or see more (7 of 17 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/agog

Wikipedia:

Juiced [disambiguation]

may refer to: Juiced (video game), a racing video game Juiced (series), the subsequent series of games | Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits & How Baseball Got Big, a book by Jose Canseco noted for revealing the extent of steroid use in ... (43 of 137 words, 8 definitions)

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Encarta Dictionary:

agog

intensely interested, excited, or eager (5 of 37 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861584211​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

agog

First use: about 1400

Origin: "in a state of desire; in a state of imagination; heated with the notion of some enjoyment; longing" [Johnson], perhaps from Old French en ... (26 of 38 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=agog

Collins Dictionary:

agog | -agogue | -agog [United States]

First use: 15th century

Origin: perhaps from Old French en gogues in merriments, origin unknown | via Late Latin from Greek agōgos leading, from agein to lead

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/agog

American Heritage Dictionary:

agog

Origin: Middle English agogge, from Old French en gogue, in merriment: en, in (from Latin in; see "in-" [entry 2]) + gogue, merriment.

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Wiktionary:

agog

Origin: Middle English, from Old French, en + gogues "in a merry mood". See also the Italian agognare ("to desire eagerly")

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/agog

Oxford Dictionary:

agog

First use: mid 16th century

Origin: Old French en gogues, from en "in" + the plural of gogue "fun"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/agog

New World Dictionary:

agog

Origin: Middle English agogge from Old French en gogues from en, in + gogue, joke, joyfulness

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/agog

Merriam-Webster:

agog

First use: 1559

Origin: Middle French en gogues in mirth

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/agog

Encarta Dictionary:

agog

First use: 15th century

Origin: Probably based on Old French en gogues "enjoying yourself", literally "in enjoyment"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861584211​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

agog

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "agog"

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Collins Dictionary:

agog | -agogue | -agog [United States]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "agog"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/agog

Macmillan British Dictionary:

agog [never before noun]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "agog"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/agog

Macmillan American Dictionary:

agog [never before noun]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "agog"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/agog

Cambridge Dictionary:

agog

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "agog"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "agog"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/agog

the Free Dictionary:

agog

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "agog"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "agog"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "agog" by speech synthesizer

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Google Dictionary:

agog

Audio: English pronunciation of "agog"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

agog

Audio: North American pronunciation of "agog"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=agog​0001 word=agog

YourDictionary Audio:

agog

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "agog" by speech synthesizer

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freedictionary.org:

agog

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "agog" by speech synthesizer

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