Meaning of BOGIE in English


I. noun

also bo·gey or bo·gy ˈbōgē, -gi sometimes ˈbu̇g-, ˈbüg-

( plural bogies also bogeys )

Etymology: origin unknown

1. : a low strongly built truck or cart


a. chiefly Britain

(1) : a swiveling axle or truck on which the leading wheels of a locomotive are fixed

(2) : a four-wheel swiveling truck supporting a railroad car

b. chiefly Britain : a locomotive or car equipped with a bogie

c. : a swiveling truck including two or more pairs of wheels and used at the end of a vehicle (as a gun carriage)

d. : the drive-wheel assembly and undercarriage of a 6-wheel truck comprising the rear four wheels so mounted as to adjust themselves to sharp curves and road irregularities

3. : one of the weightcarrying wheels on the inside perimeter of the tread of a tank serving to keep the treads in line

II. noun

( -s )

Etymology: from Bogie river, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

: tobacco in small twisted ropes


variant of bogey

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.