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[poo] /pu/
verb (used with object)
poop4 . Unabridged
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  • 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.

    Three People Pansy
British Dictionary definitions for poohed


an exclamation of disdain, contempt, or disgust
a childish word for faeces
a childish word for defecate
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for poohed


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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Slang definitions & phrases for poohed


adj,adj phr

pooped (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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