Synonyms for agog

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-gog
Phonetic Transcription : əˈgɒg

Définition of agog

Origin :
  • "in a state of desire; in a state of imagination; heated with the notion of some enjoyment; longing" [Johnson], c.1400, perhaps from Old French en gogues "in jest, good humor, joyfulness," from gogue "fun," of unknown origin.
  • adj enthralled
Example sentences :
  • "Nobody but you and me," Burke declared, all agog with anticipation of victory at last.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • They tell me that my Shakespearian ideas will set New York agog.
  • Extract from : « A Singer from the Sea » by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • He was agog with joy and eagerness to tell her the good news.
  • Extract from : « Hidden Hand » by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
  • The Newburys were agog with excitement over the Governor's picnic.
  • Extract from : « Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904 » by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • For the next week the Osbornes were agog with excitement and interest.
  • Extract from : « Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 » by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Latrobe is all agog with excitement over the great disaster.
  • Extract from : « The Johnstown Horror » by James Herbert Walker
  • The Indian children are very quiet, but they are agog with interest.
  • Extract from : « The Watchers of the Plains » by Ridgewell Cullum
  • Ere long the city was agog with speculation respecting the coming ball.
  • Extract from : « The Loyalist » by James Francis Barrett
  • Stingaree had crossed the Murray, and all Victoria was agog with the news.
  • Extract from : « Stingaree » by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  • Because the fellow's so agog that he doesn't know what he says!
  • Extract from : « The Outcry » by Henry James

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