Definition of Pog in English:



  • 1A cardboard or plastic disk printed with a design or picture, collected or swapped by children or used in games.

    • ‘If I knew chess was that exciting back when I was younger, I probably would have still blown a ton of money on Pogs.’
    • ‘In the mid 1990s, he hit on the idea of putting preserved scorpions inside Slammers - small acrylic game pieces that players flick at their opponents' cardboard Pogs.’
    1. 1.1A children's game in which players strike a pile of Pogs with an implement, winning any that land face upwards when they fall.
      ‘a group of boys playing Pogs during recess’


1990s: from POG (acronym from the initial letters of passion fruit, orange, guava), a trademark for a juice drink originally made by a dairy on Maui, Hawaii: the lids of the drink provided the first game disks.