Definition of pooh exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//puː//
    ; NAmE NAmE//puː//
    (especially British English)
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  1. 1used to express disgust at a bad smell It stinks! Pooh!
  2. 2used to say that you think somebody’s idea, suggestion, etc. is not very good or that you do not believe what somebody has said ‘I might lose my job for this.’ ‘Oh, pooh, nobody will care.’
  3. Word Originnatural exclamation: first recorded in English in the late 16th cent.