When his fellow panelists pushed back, he proceeded to pooh-pooh all those “experts” who have said otherwise.
The pope may pooh-pooh the decision to remain childless, but the world needs more people who choose pets over kids.
But if you know collies, you will think twice before you pooh-pooh it as rankly impossible.
That was the sort of apparition that no guilty man would dare to pooh-pooh.
After a hearty meal, the girl felt inclined to pooh-pooh her fancies of half an hour before.
Lancaster, whenever he noticed her dejection, was inclined to pooh-pooh it.
Mr. Smalley was inclined to pooh-pooh the whole affair as the imagination of a houseful of women.
They used to pooh-pooh the idea of the alchemists that gold had medicinal virtue.
True, I tried to pooh-pooh away the sentiment, and said to myself: 'Why bother your head about her?
Assuming at first to "pooh-pooh" spiritualism as moonshine, his interest nevertheless increased.
"to dismiss lightly and contemptuously," 1827, a slang reduplication of dismissive expression pooh. Among the many 19th century theories of the origin of language was the Pooh-pooh theory (1860), which held that language grew from natural expressions of surprise, joy, pain, or grief.
To dismiss lightly and contemptuously; airily deprecate; deride: I don't poopoo his talent, just his character (1827+)