What Does Poggers Mean?

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Poggers means "Awesome, Cool, or Amazing." It is a slang term and an emote that originated on the Twitch streaming platform and is particularly popular in the online gaming and streaming communities. It is derived from the "PogChamp" emote, which showed the surprised face of Ryan "Gootecks" Gutierrez, a prominent figure in the gaming world. The term is typically used to express excitement, amazement, or approval, particularly in response to an impressive or thrilling moment during a live stream or in a video game. For example:

  • "Poggers! That was an amazing move!"
  • "They won! Poggers!"
Poggers has transcended its initial gaming context and is now widely used in various online interactions, often signaling strong positive reactions. For example:
  • "School is flooded? Poggers!"
  • "Taylor Swift is playing here? Poggers!"
Poggers is sometimes abbreviated as "pog." The popularity of the term is a testament to the influential role of online gaming culture in shaping internet slang and communication.

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Poggers originated on the Twitch streaming platform.

Summary of Key Points

"Awesome, Cool, or Amazing" is the most common definition for Poggers on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Awesome, Cool, or Amazing
Type:Word (Slang)
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user
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An Academic Look at Poggers

Poggers is a slang term. Slang is informal language that consists of words, phrases, and uses of language that are often restricted to a specific context or a particular group of users. Slang is not typically used in formal or professional settings.

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