pogo stick

po·​go stick | \ ˈpō-(ˌ)gō- How to pronounce pogo stick (audio) \

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

Examples of pogo stick in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And then Santa made his drop and the gifts were more interesting: a badminton set, a pogo stick, and one year a new bike to replace the old wobbly one. Beth Thames | Bethmthames@gmail.com, al, 1 Dec. 2021 The 6-10 pogo stick of an athlete with a 7-5 wingspan put on a defense clinic against Kansas at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in his third career game, blocking eight shots and grabbing 12 rebounds. Akeem Glaspie, The Indianapolis Star, 28 Sep. 2021 Witnesses said the man fell as the pogo stick flew. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 12 Aug. 2021 Even in a package with less cargo space than its smallest sedan and hatchback, Mazda's suspension tuning was optimized for low body roll without turning the ride into a pogo stick. Austin Irwin, Car and Driver, 24 July 2021 Other celebrities participating in the #CaptainTom100 challenge include The Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry, who baked 100 cakes, and 2012 Olympic champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, who bounced on a pogo stick 100 times. Glenn Garner, PEOPLE.com, 1 May 2021 For example, pogo stick day at the office would be very different depending on what everyone else happens to be wearing or not wearing. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 10 Apr. 2021 One glorious photo shows a laughing young man on a pogo stick. Laurie Hertzel, Star Tribune, 5 Mar. 2021 So seeing Mom on a pogo stick or Dad attempt a hula hoop record could start a chain reaction that gets everyone laughing. Heather Greenwood Davis, Family, 22 Dec. 2020

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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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pogo%20stick. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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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

po·​go stick | \ ˈpō-gō- How to pronounce pogo stick (audio) \

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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