na·​poo
variants: or napooh \ nəˈpü \

Definition of napoo

 (Entry 1 of 3)

British
used to indicate that something is finished, incapacitated, dead, all gone, or nonexistent or that the answer is no

napoo

adjective
variants: or napooh \ " \

Definition of napoo (Entry 2 of 3)

slang, British
: all gone : no more : finished, incapacitated, nonexistent, dead

napoo

verb
variants: or napooh \ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of napoo (Entry 3 of 3)

transitive verb

slang, British : to put an end to : stop, finish, incapacitate, exhaust, kill the corporal's right arm being napooedNew York Herald Tribune

intransitive verb

slang, British : to come to an end : die

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History and Etymology for napoo

Interjection

modification of French il n'y en a plus there is no more, it's over

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“Napoo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/napoo. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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