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Pog

Syllabification: Pog
Pronunciation: /päɡ, pôɡ
 
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Definition of Pog in English:

noun

(usually Pogs)
1A cardboard or plastic disk printed with a design or picture, used in a children’s game involving the flipping over of piles of such disks.
Example sentences
  • In the mid 1990s, he hit on the idea of putting preserved scorpions inside Slammers - small acrylic game pieces that players flick at their opponents' cardboard Pogs.
  • If I knew chess was that exciting back when I was younger, I probably would have still blown a ton of money on Pogs.
1.1 (Pogs) A game played by flipping over small cardboard or plastic disks: a group of boys playing Pogs during recess

Origin

1990s: acronym from passion fruit, orange, guava, a trademark for a juice drink originally made by a dairy on Maui, Hawaii: the lids of the drink provided the first game disks.

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