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verb [transitive] informal     pooh-pooh pronunciation in American English
/ˌpu ˈpu/
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present tense
present participlepooh-poohing
past tensepooh-poohed
past participlepooh-poohed
  1. to say that you think something such as an idea or statement should not be considered seriously or is not true

    He was worried that his mother would pooh-pooh the idea.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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