definitions
  • synonyms

pooped

or pooped out

[ poopt or poopt out ]
/ pupt or ˈpupt ˈaʊt /
|
SEE MORE SYNONYMS FOR pooped ON THESAURUS.COM

adjective Informal.

fatigued; exhausted: I'm too pooped to go shopping today.

RELATED WORDS

beat, bushed, drained, drooping, drowsy, enervated, exhausted, fatigued, overworked, run-down, shot, sleepy, spent, wasted, weary, dog-tired, fried

Nearby words

poop cabin, poop deck, poop out, poop sheet, poop staff, pooped, pooper-scooper, poopó, poor, poor as a churchmouse, poor box

Origin of pooped

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35; poop2 + -ed2

Definition for pooped (2 of 4)

poop

1
[ poop ]
/ pup /

noun

a superstructure at the stern of a vessel.

verb (used with object)

(of a wave) to break over the stern of (a ship).
to take (seas) over the stern.

Origin of poop

1
1375–1425; late Middle English pouppe < Middle French < Latin puppis stern of a ship

Definition for pooped (3 of 4)

poop

2
[ poop ]
/ pup /

verb (used with object) Slang.

to cause to become out of breath or fatigued; exhaust: Climbing that mountain pooped the whole group.

Verb Phrases

poop out,
  1. to cease from or fail in something, as from fear or exhaustion: When the time for action came, they all pooped out and went home instead.
  2. to break down; stop functioning: The heater has pooped out again.

Origin of poop

2
First recorded in 1885–90; perhaps to be identified with poop4

Definition for pooped (4 of 4)

poop

4
[ poop ]
/ pup /
Slang.

noun

verb (used without object)

to defecate.

Origin of poop

4
1735–45; earlier “to break wind,” probably the same word as Middle English powpen, popen to sound or blow a horn; uncertain if poop2, poop3 are sense developments or parallel expressive coinages
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for pooped

British Dictionary definitions for pooped (1 of 4)

poop

1
/ (puːp) nautical /

noun

a raised structure at the stern of a vessel, esp a sailing ship

verb

(tr) (of a wave or sea) to break over the stern of (a vessel)
(intr) (of a vessel) to ship a wave or sea over the stern, esp repeatedly

Word Origin for poop

C15: from Old French pupe, from Latin puppis poop, ship's stern

British Dictionary definitions for pooped (2 of 4)

poop

2
/ (puːp) /

verb US and Canadian slang

(tr; usually passive) to cause to become exhausted; tirehe was pooped after the race
(intr usually foll by out) to give up or fail, esp through tirednesshe pooped out of the race

Word Origin for poop

C14 poupen to blow, make a sudden sound, perhaps of imitative origin

British Dictionary definitions for pooped (3 of 4)

poop

3
/ (puːp) /

noun

US and Canadian slang
  1. information; the facts
  2. (as modifier)a poop sheet

Word Origin for poop

of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for pooped (4 of 4)

poop

4
/ (puːp) informal /

verb (intr)

to defecate

noun

faeces; excrement

Word Origin for poop

perhaps related to poop ²
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012