pogo

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See also: Pogo, PoGo, and pogò

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -əʊɡəʊ

Etymology 1[edit]

From pogo stick.

Verb[edit]

pogo (third-person singular simple present pogos, present participle pogoing, simple past and past participle pogoed)

  1. (intransitive) To use a pogo stick.
  2. (intransitive) To dance the pogo.
  3. (cycling) To lift the front wheel of the bicycle in the air and jump up and down on the rear wheel while in a stationary position.
  4. (intransitive) To move rapidly up and down like a pogo stick.
    • 1997, James H. Cobb, Sea Strike (page 270)
      Just short of their objectives, the missiles pogoed, climbing steeply, then diving into their targets.
  5. To perform the skateboarding trick called a pogo.

Noun[edit]

pogo (plural pogos)

  1. (astronautics) Pogo oscillation, a dangerous condition where fluctuations in the thrust and acceleration produced by a rocket engine generate variations in the flow of fuel to the engine, amplifying the fluctuations of thrust and acceleration in a positive feedback cycle that can eventually tear the vehicle apart.
  2. A dance associated with the 1970s punk rock movement in which participants jump up and down on the spot in the manner of someone riding a pogo stick.
  3. (cycling) The act of lifting the front wheel of the bicycle in the air and jumping up and down on the rear wheel while in a stationary position.
  4. A skateboarding trick in which the board is held vertically and used like a pogo stick.

Etymology 2[edit]

Genericization of the trademark Pogo, which is a hot-dog frankfurter weiner on a stick and covered in batter.

Noun[edit]

pogo (plural pogos)

  1. (US) A corndog on a stick.

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English pogo (corndog) genericized from the trademark Pogo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pogo m (plural pogos)

  1. (Canada, food, informal) pogo (corndog on a stick)

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pogo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pogare

Laboya[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pogo

  1. axe

References[edit]

  • Allahverdi Verdizade (2019), “pogo”, in Lamboya word list, Leiden: LexiRumah

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pogo m (plural pogos)

  1. pogo

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