doggo(redirected from a 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.
To be unseen. I couldn't find that picture because it had been lying doggo behind some boxes.
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.
lie doggoremain 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.
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.
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.