variants: also poohing
present participle of pooh-pooh
Synonyms & Antonyms of pooh-poohing
informal 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.
Synonyms & Near Synonyms for pooh-poohing
- brushing (off),
- scoffing (at),
- shrugging off,
- winking (at)
Antonyms & Near Antonyms for pooh-poohing
- capitulating (to),
- conceding (to),
- deferring (to),
- goose-stepping (to),
- stooping (to),
- submitting (to),
- surrendering (to),
- yielding (to)
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