(Anglo-Ind.) to be suitable, to fit, to suffice.
|Asiatic Jrnl & Mthly Register May 53: Smirks, our adjutant, quite a burra admee (great man) since he mounted the kantas (spurs), bucking up to and devilish sweet on the spinster; but it won’t hoga (do); nothing under the revenue or judicial department will go down there.‘Memoirs of a Griffin’ in|
|Oriental Interpreter 101/1: HOGA, do. ‘That won’t hoga,’or do, is a phrase in every man’s mouth in India.|
|Sl. Dict. 155: HOGA, do. ‘That won’t HOGA,’i.e., that won’t do, is one of the very commonest of the Anglo-Indian Slang phrases. –Anglo-Indian.|