pogo stick

pogo stick
noun Etymology: from Pogo, a trademark Date: 1921 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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  • pogo stick — 1921; see POGO (Cf. pogo) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pogo stick — ► NOUN ▪ a toy for bouncing around on, consisting of a spring loaded pole with a handle at the top and rests for the feet near the bottom …   English terms dictionary

  • pogo stick — ☆ pogo stick [pō′gō ] n. [arbitrary coinage] a stilt with pedals and a spring at one end, used as a toy to move along in a series of bounds …   English World dictionary

  • pogo stick — noun plaything consisting of a pole with foot rests and a strong spring; propelled by jumping • Hypernyms: ↑plaything, ↑toy * * * ˈpōˌgō noun Etymology: from Pogo, a trademark : an upright pole with two foot rests and a strong spring at the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pogo stick — A pogo stick is a device consisting of a pole with a handle at one end, footpads on the other and a spring which supports the stick and user when on the ground. Usually considered a children s toy, it is used for hopping up and down by use of the …   Wikipedia

  • Pogo Stick — Pogostab Ein Springstock oder Pogo Stick ist ein Spiel und Sportgerät zum Auf und Abhüpfen. Der Stab hat einen T förmigen Haltegriff am oberen Ende, zwei (oder mehr) Metallfedern, zwei Fußrasten sowie einen Fuß. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Benutzung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pogo stick — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms pogo stick : singular pogo stick plural pogo sticks a toy used for jumping around. It consists of a pole with two short bars for your feet …   English dictionary

  • pogo stick — /poh goh/ 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 …   Universalium

  • Pogo stick — Bâton sauteur Le bâton sauteur (ou pogo stick) est une perche sur laquelle une personne peut se tenir debout (de même qu une échasse), comprenant à son extrémité supérieure des poignées et à son extrémité inférieure un dispositif à ressort ou à… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pogo stick — po′go stick or po′go stick [[t]ˈpoʊ goʊ[/t]] n. gam a long stick with footrests and a spring, used as a toy for leaping • Etymology: 1920–25; pogo, formerly a trademark …   From formal English to slang

  • pogo stick — po|go stick [ˈpəugəu stık US ˈpougou ] n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: Pogo, a trademark] a toy used for jumping, that consists of a pole with a spring near the bottom, a bar across the pole that you stand on, and a handle at the top …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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