pogo stick

or po·go-stick

[ poh-goh ]
/ ˈpoʊ goʊ /

noun

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

Words nearby pogo stick

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British Dictionary definitions for pogo stick

pogo stick

noun

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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