\ˈpü, ˈpu̇\

Definition of pooh 

used to express contempt or disapproval

First Known Use of pooh

1600, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pooh was in 1600

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English Language Learners Definition of pooh

—used to show that you think an idea, suggestion, etc., is not very good

—used to express disgust at an unpleasant smell

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