Pungle - #522


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Feb 24 2019 16

Today’s word of the day is pungle. P-U-N-G-L-E. Pungle is a verb that means to make a payment or contribution of money.


Derived from the Spanish word pongale (pon GAHL ay) pungle emerged in the mid nineteenth century in the American West. It's frequently used in an informal context combined with the word 'up.' For example: The five of us were starving after a night of poker and we thought about cooking something. Instead we decided to pungle up for a pizza.


The spelling of pungle is P-U-N-G-L-E.