Agog (Origin)

What Is the Origin of the Saying "Agog"?

The term agog means to be fascinated or bewildered.

Agog comes from the old French expression en gogues, which translates to light heartedness.

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Agog (Origin)

Examples of Use:

  • The crowd was agog with excitement as the performer took the stage.
  • She was agog when she received the news of her promotion.
  • The children were agog as they unwrapped their presents on Christmas morning.
  • He was agog with curiosity as he opened the mysterious package.
  • They were agog as they watched the thrilling movie unfold on the big screen.

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