pogo stick

noun
po·go stick | \ˈpō-(ˌ)gō- \

Definition of pogo stick 

: a pole with a strong spring at the bottom and two footrests on which a person stands and moves along with a series of jumps

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Williams dances like Michael Jackson with a pogo stick in his pants. Sarah Bahr, Indianapolis Star, "5 ways Paramore mixed past and present at the Lawn," 2 July 2018 One of the most popular is a pogo stick that comes out every now and then. azcentral, "Top Companies to Work for in Arizona-Small Companies," 7 June 2018 Junior Jacquil Taylor is a 6-10 pogo stick who has averaged a block every 13 minutes in his career. Gregg Doyel, Indianapolis Star, "Doyel: Purdue loaded without Isaac Haas, but Butler has an unload button," 17 Mar. 2018 With apologies to an old Oldsmobile commercial: This is not your father’s pogo stick. John Maccormack, San Antonio Express-News, "Daredevil pogo-stick stuntmen wow the crowd," 15 Feb. 2018 The shop has everything — kites, pogo sticks, kids' books, spirographs, plush stuffed animals. Griffin Jackson, chicagotribune.com, "Have global tastes but want a hometown feel? Consider Lincoln Square living," 24 Aug. 2017 Williams, a soaring sophomore, has looked more like a pogo stick of late for the Aggies, who play host to No. Brent Zwerneman, San Antonio Express-News, "Williams back to his old self as Aggies take on Kentucky," 9 Feb. 2018 Nintendo swith, pogo stick, bean bag, phone, tablet. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Dear Santa: Cleveland, Tarkington students make their pleas to Santa for Christmas," 17 Dec. 2017 The blade itself is like a pogo stick, made of carbon graphite, propelling me forward with every beat on the pavement. Krysten Chambrot, New York Times, "Training for the Marathon on 1.3 Legs," 12 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of pogo stick

1921, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pogo stick

from Pogo, a trademark

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pogo stick

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pogo stick

: a toy that children use for bouncing up and down which consists of a pole with handles at the top, a strong spring at the bottom, and two pieces near the bottom to stand on

pogo stick

noun
po·go stick | \ˈpō-gō- \

Kids Definition of pogo stick

: a pole with a strong spring at the bottom and two rests for the feet on which a person stands and bounces

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