Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Excrement.
  • noun An act of defecating.
  • intransitive verb To defecate.
  • idiom (go poo-poo) To defecate.

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  • noun childish poo (feces)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Baby-talk doubling of poo.]

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Reduplication of poo

Examples

Comments

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  • In its hyphenated form, this is a verb meaning 'to thumb one's nose at,' 'scoff,' 'mock' or 'treat with derision.'

    March 3, 2009

  • Also pooh-pooh.

    March 3, 2009

  • You know yarb, I think it may be the only spelling. That's why I had to define it myself, without citations from 19th century novelists. Please don't mention this to dontcry -- she already called me a dullard.

    March 3, 2009

  • That's OK nyco. I like your scatalogical interpretation.

    March 3, 2009

  • Unfortunaately I can't delete the term, as I only added the "definition". That stinks. LOL

    March 3, 2009