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poo-poo

[poo-poo for 1, 3; poo-poo for 2] /ˈpuˌpu for 1, 3; ˈpuˈpu for 2/
noun, Baby Talk.
1.
excrement; feces.
verb (used with or without object)
2.
Idioms
3.
make poo-poo, to defecate.
Origin of poo-poo
1970-1975
1970-75; expressive formation; cf. poop4
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Examples from the Web for poo-poo
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  • "And poo-poo for you," said Murray, thumbing his nose at the apparition.

    The Onslaught from Rigel Fletcher Pratt
  • It seemed to be saying very deliberately "poo-poo, poo-poo," and that did not sound respectful.

    A Canyon Voyage Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
Slang definitions & phrases for poo-poo

pooh-pooh

verb

To dismiss lightly and contemptuously; airily deprecate; deride: I don't poopoo his talent, just his character (1827+)

poo-poo

noun

Excrement; poo, poop •A euphemism used to and by children: He reverts to that childishness of poo-poo caca

Related Terms

pooh-pooh

[1970s+; fr poop]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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