doggo

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doggo

Hidden or in hiding. Often used in the phrase "lie doggo." Primarily heard in UK. I was looking for something else when I finally found that picture of us, doggo, behind some boxes on a shelf.

lie doggo

To be unseen. I couldn't find that picture because it had been lying doggo behind some boxes.
See also: doggo, lie

lie doggo

Fig. to remain unrecognized (for a long time). This problem has lain doggo since 1967. If you don't find the typos now, they will lie doggo until the next edition.
See also: doggo, lie

lie doggo

remain motionless or quiet. British
Lie doggo is of uncertain origin, but probably arose from a dog's habit of lying motionless or apparently asleep but nonetheless alert.
See also: doggo, lie

lie ˈdoggo

(old-fashioned, informal) be very still or hide somewhere so that you will not be found: I lay doggo in the yard while the police searched the house for me.
See also: doggo, lie

doggo

(ˈdɔgo)
mod. hidden away; quiet and waiting. (see also lie doggo.) This error was there, doggo, for nearly thirty years.

lie doggo

(ˈlɑɪ ˈdɔgo)
in. to remain unrecognized (for a long time). (see also doggo. Old, but Standard English.) If you don’t find the typos now, they will lie doggo until the next edition.
See also: doggo, lie