Definition of poop noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//puːp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//puːp//
    Parts of boats and ships
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  1. 1(also poop deck) [countable] the raised part at the back end of a ship compare stern See related entries: Parts of boats and ships
  2. 2[uncountable] (especially North American English) (British English also poo) (informal) a child’s word for the solid waste that is passed through the bowels dog poop on the sidewalk
  3. 3[uncountable] (old-fashioned, informal, especially North American English) information about something, especially the most recent news The website gives you the latest poop from Hollywood.
  4. Word Originnoun sense 1 late Middle English: from Old French pupe, from a variant of Latin puppis ‘stern’. noun sense 2 early 18th cent.: imitative. noun sense 3 1940s: of unknown origin.
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