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  1. poguenoun

    (in Ireland) A kiss

  2. poguenoun

    A purse; hence money

  3. poguenoun

    A young, male, passive homosexual

  4. poguenoun

    A soldier who is assigned administrative rather than combat duties

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  1. Pogue

    Pogue is pejorative military slang for non-infantry, staff, and other rear-echelon or support units. "Pogue" frequently includes those who don't have to undergo the stresses that the infantry does. This term is thematically similar to the newer word Fobbit which refers to non-combat arms soldiers who never leave their Forward Operating Base. Fobbit is a combination of the acronym FOB and term Hobbit from Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings series. Hobbits never leave the Shire, while Fobbits never leave the FOB. However, the terms are not synonymous because a functionary at the Pentagon might be termed a pogue or REMF but could never be termed a Fobbit.

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  1. pogue

    From ‘64 on I’ve (Marines) used pogue to describe individuals who are lazy, no character, not useful to society and does basics to get by. Originally started with people other than grunts (pog) who were REMF’s . Rear echelon etc, etc. Basically a worthless individual.(make or female)who were assigned duty in the rear with no desire for adventure. Not squared away,sloppy etc.

    He’s such a pogue.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 19, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pogue in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pogue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of pogue in a Sentence

  1. David Tripp:

    All the coins in the Pogue collection were struck and produced in these early years when things were really handmade and so there are all sorts of peculiarities.

  2. Barry Stuppler:

    The rarities do the best, particularly gold and silver coins, the Pogue Collection is extraordinary.

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