Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cheap cigar.
  • n. A roughly made heavy shoe or boot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of stogie.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. heavy; coarse; clumsy.
  • n. A stout, coarse boot or shoe; a brogan.
  • n. A kind of cheap, but not necessary inferior, cigar made in the form of a cylindrical roll.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Rough; coarse; heavy: as, stogy shoes; a stogy cigar.
  • n. A rough, heavy shoe.
  • n. A long, coarse cigar.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cheap cigar

Etymologies

After Conestoga, a village of southeast Pennsylvania.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Each of us put on a rough, heavy suit of clothing, woolen army shirt and "stogy" boots included; and into the valise we crowded a few white shirts, some under-clothing and such things.

    Roughing It

  • "stogy" boots included; and into the valise we crowded a few white shirts, some under-clothing and such things.

    Roughing It

  • There's an African-American in the White House, a woman Speaker of the House, an African-American Attorney General, etc., etc. For some people, this really rocks their world – they just can't handle not having a bunch of stogy old white men in charge, even though those very white men were the ones who took our country to the brink of financial collapse!

    First on the Ticker: Steele's letter to RNC members

  • After all, in what country but America could one hope to see the SBC spokesman, Sarah Palin, and Michelle Bachmann putting aside their stogy "theological orthodoxy" and answering the call to follow someone from a faith they liken to Islam on a religious revival?

    Eric Sapp: Open-Minded Evangelicals Answer Mormon Beck's Call for Revival

  • "Steven's smoking a stogy, cap on head, like he's always been since I was a baby," said Pegg.

    Simon Pegg & Nick Frost offered the Thompson Twins in Spielbergs Tintin

  •     Of course you never know you look like Leonhard Euler until some stogy algebra professor comes up to you when you're an undergraduate and says, “You know, you look just like Leonhard Euler.”

    Don't Forget the Sun

  • In the long run, though, cheap labor in Mexico was not enough to prop up a lagging, stogy industry that failed to innovate.

    Mexico: Land of Dire Straits and Reaganomics

  • When it comes to trading in your stogy old Republican PC laptop running Windows for a hip *schwing* new Democratic Mac running um Apple, or perhaps Linux, I strongly advise against the impulse to buying the 17.

    Maybe that would be a charming reenvisioning of the talking heads commentary....

  • I hate to seem stogy but are you people a bunch of teenage thug wannabes?

    If pigs could fly « BuzzMachine

  • Some of us get too old and stogy to celebrate them or even remember them, and insist that all others agree with our way of thinking.

    employee birthday

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