Definition of pogo in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊɡəʊ/


(also pogo stick) (plural pogos)
A toy for jumping about on, consisting of a long, spring-loaded pole with a handle at the top and rests for a person’s feet near the bottom.
Example sentences
  • I was on the driveway yesterday jumping around on my pogo stick.
  • I didn't bounce very well on the pogo stick - the spring was a bit rusty, but I was determined.
  • He bounded up onto the stage and played some impromptu air guitar, jumping up and down like he was on a pogo stick and laughing maniacally.

verb (pogoes, pogoing, pogoed)

[no object] informal
Jump up and down as if on a pogo stick as a form of dancing to rock music, especially punk: everyone was pogoing like crazy to The Sex Pistols (as noun pogoing) old favourites went down well with much thumping of the air and pogoing
More example sentences
  • It's a rare pleasure to see a crowd that isn't moshing or pogoing, but actually dancing.
  • You lot wouldn't know Punk Rock if it pogoed up to you and spat in your earhole.
  • Written with a sense of humor, Punk Rock Aerobics is filled not only with dance moves inspired by pogoing and air guitars, but punk trivia and interviews with favorites from the punk-rock music scene.


1920s: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with pogo

a-gogo, go-go, Togo

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