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pooh–pooh

verb \ˈpü-(ˌ)pü, pü-ˈ\

: to think or say that (something) is not very good or not true

Full Definition of POOH-POOH

intransitive verb
:  to express contempt or impatience
transitive verb
:  to express contempt for or make light of :  play down, dismiss

Variants of POOH-POOH

pooh–pooh also pooh \ˈpü\
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Origin of POOH-POOH

pooh
First Known Use: 1827

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