agog


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a·gog

 (ə-gŏg′)
adj.
Full of keen anticipation or excitement; eager.

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

a·gog′ adv.

agog

(əˈɡɒɡ)
adj
(postpositive) highly impatient, eager, or curious
[C15: perhaps from Old French en gogues in merriments, origin unknown]

a•gog

(əˈgɒg)

adj.
highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, anticipation, etc.
[1535–45; Middle French en gogues in mirth]

-agog

var. of -agogue.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.agog - highly excitedagog - highly excited      
excited - in an aroused state

agog

agog

adjective
Intensely desirous or interested:
Informal: raring.
Idioms: champing at the bit, ready and willing.
Translations
مُتَلَهِّف، مُحِب لِلأسْتِطْلاع
dychtivýnapjatý
forventningsfuldivrig
fullur eftirvæntingar, óîur og uppvægur
labai laukiantisnekantrus
iekarsisnepacietīgs
plný očakávania
heyecan dolusabırsız

agog

[əˈgɒg] ADJ the country was agogel país estaba emocionadísimo
he was agog to hear the newstenía enorme curiosidad por saber las noticias
to set agogemocionar, crear gran curiosidad a

agog

[əˈgɒg] adjen émoi
agog to do sth → impatient(e) de faire qch
She arrived, agog to discover what had prevented him being there → Elle arriva très impatiente de découvrir ce qui l'avait retenu.

agog

adj predgespannt; the children sat there agog with excitementdie Kinder sperrten Augen und Ohren auf; the whole village was agog (with curiosity)das ganze Dorf platzte fast vor Neugierde; agog for newswild nach Neuigkeiten; we’re all agog to hear your newswir warten gespannt auf deine Nachrichten

agog

[əˈgɒg] adj (all) agog (to hear sth)ansioso/a or impaziente (di sentire qc)
agog with excitement → emozionato/a, eccitato/a

agog

(əˈgog) adjective
eager and excited. We were all agog at the news.
References in classic literature ?
But when a column of news was sent by telephone to The Boston Globe, the whole newspaper world was agog with excitement.
Her name was Hannah and her husband's Matthew; two homely names, yet well enough adapted to the simple pair, who seemed strangely out of place among the whimsical fraternity whose wits had been set agog by the Great Carbuncle.
Her name was Hannah, and her husband's Matthew; two homely names, yet well enough adapted to the simple pair, who seemed strangely out of place among the whimsical fraternity whose wits had been set agog by the Great Carbuncle.
escorted by a vast crowd of people, who for several days had been agog with expectation of a convocation of the States.
Keen was the frost and crisp the snow over our world; and we young fry of the King households were all agog to enjoy life--for was it not Saturday, and were we not left all alone to keep house?
We were agog with excitement, all except Wolf Larsen, who was too evidently disappointed in that it was not his own boat with the two victims of his malice.
A good summary of such work up to the year agog is contained in Titchener's "Lectures on the Experimental Psychology of the Thought Processes" (1909).
I was now all agog to know our destination, nor was I kept many more minutes in doubt.
We spent 72 hours agog at how the city stays afloat
Although the grapevine is agog with news of another round of hike in interest rate just after Labor Day festivities prices have shown steady progress during this week.
SINCE our sister paper Wales On Sunday revealed how "stunning Welsh factory worker" Hayley Roberts has stolen the heart of The Hoff - aka ex-Baywatch legend David Hasselhoff, pictured left - the London tabloids have been agog about Glynneath.
Even sadder are the millions out there agog at hearing of this misfit family's mundane 'exploits'.