Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A metal pole having footrests attached to a spring and a handlebar, used for recreational jumping.

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  • noun A toy, used for hopping up and down on, consisting of a pole with a T-bar handle at one end, and spring-loaded footpads on the other.

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  • noun plaything consisting of a pole with foot rests and a strong spring; propelled by jumping

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Pogo, a former trademark.]

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Unknown. Perhaps from the motion.

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  • Whatever happened to these things? They rock!

    November 20, 2007

  • They've morphed into these things (or these) and they're brutally cool, or so my son tells me. I'm not getting on one.

    November 20, 2007

  • I just never got the hang of pogo sticks....

    November 20, 2007

  • George Hansburg patented the first pogo stick in 1919.

    March 26, 2011