\ ˈpü How to pronounce pooh (audio) , ˈpu̇ \

Definition of pooh

used to express contempt or disapproval

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1600, in the meaning defined above

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“Pooh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pooh. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of pooh

informal
used to show that you think an idea, suggestion, etc., is not very good
British used to express disgust at an unpleasant smell

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