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addaword.gifdefinition of pogey

noun
(slang, Canada) payment from a government unemployment benefits program
I got my pogey cheque today and now I can buy some food.
Submitted by: Susan from Canada on 02/10/2013 03:00:00
Definition of pogey from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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