Definition of pooh-pooh verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pooh-pooh

 verb
verb
 
pooh-pooh something(informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pooh-pooh
 
he / she / it pooh-poohs
 
past simple pooh-poohed
 
-ing form pooh-poohing
 
 
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to say that a suggestion, an idea, etc. is not true or not worth thinking about They are pooh-poohing suggestions of a split in the party. She had always pooh-poohed the idea of getting married.
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