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[poo]
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verb (used with object)
  1. poop4.
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Examples from the Web for poohed

Historical Examples

  • Her father pshawed and poohed a good deal when he had finished the billet, and examined the seal.

    The Surgeon's Daughter

    Sir Walter Scott

  • He poohed at it, said it was impossible; but upon their insisting, he at last brought them before the old gentleman.

    Kristy's Rainy Day Picnic

    Olive Thorne Miller

  • Sometimes little Mrs. Phillips worried, and good-natured Mr. Phillips laughed and "poohed" at her fancies.


British Dictionary definitions for poohed

pooh

interjection
  1. an exclamation of disdain, contempt, or disgust
noun
  1. a childish word for faeces
verb
  1. a childish word for defecate
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Word Origin and History for poohed

pooh

1590s, "a 'vocal gesture' expressing the action of puffing anything away" [OED], first attested in Hamlet Act I, Scene III, where Polonius addresses Ophelia with, "Affection! pooh! you speak like a green girl, / Unsifted in such perilous circumstance. / Do you believe his tenders, as you call them?" But the "vocal gesture" is perhaps ancient.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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