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podunk

  • a small isolated town, region, or place that is regarded as unimportant. Of Algonquian origin.
    This is a po'dunk town.

    Last edited on Jun 16 2016. Submitted by melissa from Gulf Breeze, FL, USA on Mar 14 2000.

  • Slang term for "Country music".

    A little Podunk goes a long way for a rocker like me.

    Last edited on Oct 07 2016. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 07 2016.

noun - uncountable

  • a small, rural, backwards place.
    He lives way out in podunk.

    Last edited on Jun 16 2016. Submitted by Kevyn J. from Manhattan, KS, USA on Jul 07 1998.

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poe-poe

noun

  • the police. Also spelled po po.

    Last edited on Sep 25 2015. Submitted by Adam from Victoria, Australia on Oct 04 2006.

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POETS day

noun

  • acronym for "piss off early, tomorrow's Saturday".

    Used in the United Kingdom, Australia (and possibly New Zealand) to refer to Friday - usually the last day of the work week.

    Variants include usage of "punch out" and "push off", as well as Sunday rather than Saturday.

    Last edited on Jun 02 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on May 30 2010.

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POF

verb

  • when a guy chooses his girl over his friends. Acronym for "pussy over friends".
    Quit POFin' and come out with the guys tonight.

    Last edited on Aug 27 2018. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 08 2012.

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po folk

  • the police or the "po-po" originated from Harlem.
    Look out the are coming.

    Last edited on Feb 12 2000. Submitted by Bryan from Naples, FL, USA on Feb 12 2000.

noun

  • pronunciation of "poor folk". More common in the Southern United States.
    Us po' folk never get 'nough to eat."

    Last edited on Mar 08 2011. Submitted by TimeTravellingGeezer from Fort Collins, CO, USA on Mar 07 2011.

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pog

verb

  • to look at something.
    What you poggin' at?

    I'll just have a pog out the window.

    (Dialect word from the county of Kent, south-east England.) Still in use in the 1970s.

    Last edited on Feb 26 2019. Submitted by Man of Kent on Feb 26 2019.

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pogey

noun - uncountable

  • Unemployment insurance. Different from welfare, which has nothing to do with your previous employment status.
    He's on the pogey.
    • See more words with the same meaning: welfare.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Dan M. from Saskatoon, SK, Canada on Aug 20 2002.

  • welfare, "social assistance." That is, money received from the state due to low income.
    • See more words with the same meaning: welfare.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Joyce Baker from Canada on Jan 01 2003.

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Poindexter

noun

  • a really smart person.
    I'm going to copy off of that Poindexter sitting over there. He answers every question correctly during discussions.

    Last edited on Feb 15 1999. Submitted by Leah A. from Ohio University, USA on Feb 15 1999.

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