Polywog

Pronunciation:

| ˈpälē wɒg |

Definition:

A colloquial term that can be used to describe:

A junior/new member to a polyamorous relationship or the wider poly-community.

or

A child who lives in a polyamorous household.

The term was coined in the 1800’s as a derogatory term but was claimed by the poly-community and redefined as a means to rebuke outdated, negative sentiments associated with the word.

Example:

“The most handsome new polywog showed up to our meeting the other day, I’m going to try and introduce him into my triad.”