hogo

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Anglicisation of French haut-goût.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hogo

  1. a strong, unpleasant smell
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses:
      Some women for instance warn you off when they have their period. Come near. Then get a hogo you could hang your hat on. Like what? Potted herrings gone stale or. Boof! Please keep off the grass.
    • 1980, Anthony Burgess, Earthly Powers:
      He opened and let out a hogo of medicinal rum and beer. The bad tooth was a premolar.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hogo

  1. rōmaji reading of ほご