Meaning of croggy in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkrɒɡi/

nounplural noun croggies

(also croggie)
Northern English, Midlands English
  • A ride given to a passenger on a bicycle, in which they sit on the crossbar or handlebars or behind the person pedalling.

    ‘she gave me a croggy to the taxi rank’
    • ‘£43 for a single train ticket from Leeds to Leicester. I'd rather get a croggie off someone!’


1970s probably from cro- (in crossbar) + -y, with the insertion of -gg- (perhaps on the pattern of words such as doggy or piggy).