What does Pog mean?

A reference to the "PogChamp" emote that expresses surprise or excitement. Gained popularity on the video-game streaming service Twitch.


Other definitions of Pog:

  • A shortening of the contraction PogChamp, which stands for Pog Champion. This emoticon comes from an outtake on a promotional Mad Catz fight stick commercial in 2011. In the outtake, Gootecks, a professional Street Fighter player, reacts with a very expressive, surprised face to a camera mishap. The Pogs involved were for a competition in the advert that concluded with the fight stick hitting a stack of pogs.
  • Short of Pogchamp, a Twitch emote that expresses surprise, joy, or excitement, in response to something someone has done in a video game on the platform.
  • Used as a response to a "close call" in a video game; often employed on streaming sites.

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How to use the term Pog:

  • When they beat that boss with only 1 health left, there were pogs in the chat.

  • *A streamer has pulled off some incredible, high-risk maneuver*
    People in chat: POG POG POG

  • Throw me a pogchamp if I make this jump. Here we go!

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