hogan


hogan

hogan [hoh-gawn, -guh n] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for hogan on Thesaurus.com noun

  1. a Navajo Indian dwelling constructed of earth and branches and covered with mud or sod.

Origin of hogan 1870–75, Americanism; Navajo hooghan hogan, home Hogan [hoh-guh n] noun

  1. Ben,1912–97, U.S. golfer.

Related Words for hogan canvas, pavilion, wigwam, tabernacle, yurt, wikiup, tupik, tepee, hogan Examples from the Web for hogan Contemporary Examples of hogan

  • “If that is the case, we will have a serious problem,” said Hogan Gidley, a GOP strategist in South Carolina.

    How A Jeb Bush Candidacy Would Hurt Chris Christie And Shake Up The 2016 GOP Field

    David Freedlander

    December 16, 2014

  • In fact, Hogan is only the third Republican governor in the past 50 years.

    GOP Shocks Democrats in Governor Races

    Ben Jacobs

    November 5, 2014

  • Hogan, who had never held elected office, won by five points over Brown in what had been assumed to be a safe Democratic state.

    GOP Shocks Democrats in Governor Races

    Ben Jacobs

    November 5, 2014

  • “He is absolutely laying the groundwork to make a decision,” said Hogan Gidley, a longtime adviser to the governor.

    Happy Huckabee Gets Mad

    David Freedlander

    May 6, 2014

  • “From all accounts, she’s well known, well liked, and well respected,” says South Carolina Republican strategist Hogan Gidley.

    South Carolina Special Election Has All the Makings of a Scandal-Filled Telenovela

    John Avlon

    April 3, 2013

  • Historical Examples of hogan

  • He started for Madden, when Hogan caught him under the arms.

    The Cruise of the Dry Dock

    T. S. Stribling

  • Presently from the port side Hogan raised his voice guardedly.

    The Cruise of the Dry Dock

    T. S. Stribling

  • In the midst of the smoke-filled deck, Hogan was applying his match to another.

    The Cruise of the Dry Dock

    T. S. Stribling

  • Hogan, Deschaillon, and two navvies caught him by the legs and arms.

    The Cruise of the Dry Dock

    T. S. Stribling

  • Just then a head came up over the rail just above Hogan and Mulcher.

    The Cruise of the Dry Dock

    T. S. Stribling

  • British Dictionary definitions for hogan hogan noun

    1. a wooden dwelling covered with earth, typical of the Navaho Indians of N America

    Word Origin for hogan from Navaho Hogan noun

    1. Ben, full name William Benjamin Hogan. 1912–97, US golfer

    Word Origin and History for hogan n.

    “Navaho Indian dwelling,” 1871, American English, from Athapaskan (Navaho) hoghan “dwelling, house.”

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