Synonyms and Antonyms of pooh-poohing
to think or say that (something) is not very good or not true
- They pooh-poohed my suggestion.
- He pooh-poohed the idea that the house was haunted.
brushing (off), dismissing, flouting, rejecting, scoffing (at), scorning, shrugging off, winking (at)
defying, disobeying, mocking, rebelling (against)
mutinying (against), revolting (against)
disregarding, ignoring, overlooking, overpassing, passing over, tuning out
breaching, breaking, infringing, transgressing, violating
bucking, combating (or combatting), contesting, disputing, fighting, opposing, resisting, withstanding
capitulating (to), conceding (to), deferring (to), goose-stepping (to), serving, stooping (to), submitting (to), surrendering (to), yielding (to)
acceding (to), acquiescing (to), agreeing (to), assenting (to), obliging
attending, hearing, heeding, listening (to), marking, noticing, noting, regarding, watching
complying (with), conforming (to), following, minding, obeying