“Poggers” is an internet slang term you will hear if you are into gaming or are carrying on a conversation with someone who happens to be an avid gamer. Here you will find the meaning of this internet slang term and information regarding its origin if it is available.
You will also find other meanings for the term if any exist and you will find some example conversations to help you better understand how to use the word in proper context. Lastly, you will see some suggestions of words or phrases that you can use in place of this term to convey the same meaning.
What Does Poggers Mean?
The internet slang term “poggers” means an expression of excitement or amazement.
Origin of Poggers
The slang term “poggers” originated on the gaming channel Twitch. This term started as an emoticon of a frog with a shocked look of excitement on his face, but users needed a certain extension installed to be able to see it. Finally, someone resorted to just saying “poggers,” which most likely was derived from the emoticon being a frog named Pepe.
The term was then used in several gaming memes for popular games like Fortnite and League of Legends when someone performed a good move that earned them many points. However, most game players today consider the term old and outdated due to its over usage in the height of its popularity.
The Urban Dictionary users have also defined “poggers” to mean a person who is mentally impaired or has a very low IQ. However, the meaning stated above is the most commonly accepted.
A text conversation between two friends:
- Friend 1: Hey, did you ask Dana to the dance yet?
- Friend 2: No, I am going to later today though.
- Friend 1: Yeah, sure you are! That’s what you said yesterday! Don’t worry about it, I asked for you!
- Friend 2: You did not!
- Friend 1: Yes, I did and she said yes!
- Friend 2: Poggers! No way! I still can’t believe you did that though!
An online conversation between two game players.
- Player 1: Woah! Did you see that move?
- Player 2: Poggers! I did! That was sweet!
Alternatives to “Poggers”
There are many different words you could use in place of “poggers” to relate the same meaning. Some of the words you could use as a substitution include:
- Heck Yeah
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