What does POC mean?

A slang initialism for "Person of Color", referring to anyone who is not white.

Other definitions of POC:

  • Proof of Concept which is evidentiary work to show that a design concept is feasible.
  • Point of Contact, the person you would first reach out to in the event you needed to speak.
  • May stand for "Piece of Crap", referring to something/someone who is unworthy and lousy.

All of our slang term and phrase definitions are made possible by our wonderful visitors. If you know of another definition of POC that should be included here, please let us know.

How to use the term

  • We have to discuss the wealth disparity that's always existed for POC groups.

  • Come back to me with a P.O.C. on these proposals. I'm very intrigued.

  • He will be your P.O.C during this mission. Make sure you call if you're in over your head.

  • What a POC. We've got to get a better waffle maker.


There are no references for POC at this time. We would greatly appreciate your contribution if you would like to submit your own!

More slang terms:



not for real



Tool Command Language. This is for tecchies when they're using that black box screen on the computer and type in commands.



By the way, I think I am in love with you