lie doggo


lie doggo
Australian Slang
to hide away, to get out of something

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • lie doggo — [“lai “dogo] in. to remain unrecognized (for a long time). (See also doggo. Old, but standard English.) □ This problem has lain doggo since 1967. □ If you don’t find the typos now, they will lie doggo until the next edition …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • lie doggo — verb To lie still and quiet in order to avoid detection. ... if we lay doggo where we was, Jerry might miss us …   Wiktionary

  • lie doggo — informal remain motionless and quiet to escape detection. → doggo …   English new terms dictionary

  • lie doggo — British & Australian, old fashioned to hide, especially in order to avoid doing something that someone wants you to do. Where s Mike? Probably lying doggo till the washing up s done …   New idioms dictionary

  • Lie doggo — to hide away, to get out of something …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • lie doggo —  Bide one s time. Remain inconspicuous …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • doggo — [dôg′ō] adv. [< DOG + O] [Slang, Chiefly Brit.] out of sight: chiefly in the phrase lie doggo, to stay hidden; lie low …   English World dictionary

  • doggo — ► ADVERB (in phrase lie doggo) Brit. informal, dated ▪ remain motionless and quiet to escape detection. ORIGIN origin uncertain …   English terms dictionary

  • doggo — /daw goh, dog oh/, adv. 1. Informal. in concealment; out of sight. 2. lie doggo, Brit. Slang. to keep out of sight; hide: Lie doggo until the excitement blows over. [1890 95; appar. DOG + O] * * * …   Universalium

  • doggo — f dogo] mod. hidden away; quiet and waiting. (See also lie doggo.) □ This error was there, doggo, for nearly thirty years. □ Here is another one of your doggo deadbeats on this list …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions


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