[ poh-gee, pog-ee ]
/ ˈpoʊ gi, ˈpɒg i /
noun, plural (especially collectively) po·gy, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) po·gies.
a viviparous perch, Amphistichus rhodoterus, found in the shallow waters off the Pacific coast of the U.S.
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Origin of pogy1
1855–60, Americanism; shortening of poghaden, paughagen (a Maine dial. term, perhaps < Eastern Abenaki) + -y2
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Definition for pogy (2 of 2)
[ poh-gee ]
/ ˈpoʊ gi /
noun, plural po·gies. Slang.
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British Dictionary definitions for pogy
/ (ˈpəʊɡɪ, ˈpɒɡɪ) /
Word Origin for pogy
C19: perhaps from Algonquian pohegan menhaden
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