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coger (plural cogers)

  1. Obsolete form of codger.
    • 1851, Carpet-bag: A Literary Journal, volume 1:
      Well, thought her parents and the neighbors, the old coger is going to do the handsome thing for little Sally, perhaps when she gets married, in the shape of a nice fit-out; he may give her a snug little cottage, who knows []


  • John Camden Hotten (1873) The Slang Dictionary



Alternative forms[edit]

  • cojer (have sex, Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina)


Inherited from Latin colligere (to collect, to gather). Cognate with Portuguese colher, French cueillir, Sicilian cògghiri, and also with English cull, coil, college, and collect. Compare also the borrowed doublet colegir.

Not related to Latin cōgere, coagere (to assemble).


  • IPA(key): /koˈxeɾ/ [koˈxeɾ]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -eɾ
  • Syllabification: co‧ger


coger (first-person singular present cojo, first-person singular preterite cogí, past participle cogido)

  1. (Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Spain) to take, catch, hold, to get, to seize
    Synonyms: agarrarse, tomar, prender, asir
  2. to pick, harvest
    Synonyms: cosechar, recolectar
  3. to fish
    Synonyms: pescar, atrapar
  4. to seize, arrest; to overtake
    Synonyms: atrapar, aprehender, capturar
  5. to get (a joke)
  6. to collect
    Synonym: colectar
  7. (vulgar, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela, Central America) to have sex, to fuck, to bang
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:joder
  8. (Spain) to imitate, learn
  9. (Spain) to choose (a direction, route, when driving or walking)
  10. (Spain) to turn to (when driving or walking)
    Synonym: dar vuelta
  11. (Spain) to board (means of transportation)
    Tengo que coger el tren.
    I have a train to catch.


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