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n. A thin shabby-looking bird with its feathers sticking out all round, something like a live mop, in the nonsense poem ''Jabberwocky''.


Usage examples of "borogove".

Poor Borogove, all that way and her bottom smashed out in Fly-By-Night, a very strange place.

Tremendous pummeling and wrenching noises, splashes as pieces of the Borogove went into the water.

When she answered, she didn’t go, Borogove Engineering—Karen Culpepper speaking, the way she had the day before.

His memory gave him the words Twas briflig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe.

Not on a lovely day like today, when the borogoves were all mimsy and the mome raths were out-grabing all over the place.