[ poh-goh ]
/ ˈpoʊ goʊ /
a long stick having a pair of handles at the top and, near the bottom, a pair of footrests attached to a powerful spring, so that by standing on the footrests while grasping the handles, one can propel oneself along in a series of leaps.
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Origin of pogo stick
1920–25; pogo, formerly a trademark
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British Dictionary definitions for pogo stick
a stout pole with a handle at the top, steps for the feet and a spring at the bottom, so that the user can spring up, down, and along on it
Word Origin for pogo stick
C20: of uncertain origin
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