Definitions and meaning of poo
- (UK) IPA(key): /pu/
- (US) IPA(key): /puː/
- Rhymes: -uː
poo (countable and uncountable, plural poos)
- Alternative spelling of pooh: an instance of saying "poo".
- (uncountable, childish) Feces.
- 1960, Harold Wentworth & al., Dictionary of American Slang, p. 401:
- Poo... feces.
- 2018 Brent Butt, "Sasquatch Your Language", Corner Gas Animated:
- Wherever legitimate tracks are found there's always some fresh scat, y'know, poo, flop, dumplings.
- (countable, chiefly Britain, childish) A piece of feces or an act of defecation.
- June 22 1981, The Guardian, p. 8:
- That doggy's doing a poo.
- (uncountable, slang) Cannabis resin.
- (uncountable, slang) Champagne.
- (shit): See Thesaurus:feces
- (defecation): See Thesaurus:defecation
poo (third-person singular simple present poos, present participle pooing, simple past and past participle pooed)
- Alternative spelling of pooh: to say "poo".
- (intransitive, childish) To defecate.
- 1975 July 6, C. James, Observer, p. 23:
- The dog practically has to poo on his shoe before he can make the pinch.
- (transitive, childish) To dirty something with feces.
- 1989 Dec. 11, The Mercury:
- Most babies I knew then had on introduction either howled or pooed their pants.
- 2003 March 13, The Sun:
- We all know what happened to them—they... poohed their pants.
- (to shit): See Thesaurus:defecate
- Alternative spelling of pooh: Expressing dismissal, disgust, etc.
- (euphemistic) Expressing annoyance, frustration, etc.: a minced oath for 'shit'.
- 1986 January 12, Chicago Tribune, page 3c:
- Petulant and pouty, Stephanie herself says things like, ‘Oh, poo.’
- (expressing annoyance, etc): See Thesaurus:dammit
Clipping of shampoo.
- Short for shampoo.
- Kateřina Naitoro, A Sketch Grammar of 'Are'are: The Sound System and Morpho-Syntax (2013)
Derived from translingual Poa, from Ancient Greek πόα (póa, “fodder”).
- IPA(key): [ˈpoo]
- Rhymes: -oo
- Hyphenation: po‧o
poo (accusative singular poon, plural pooj, accusative plural poojn)
Akin to Italian poco and French peu, from Latin paucus.
- little, few
- Alternative form of po
From a Vulgar Latin *pulus, from earlier *pulvus, from Latin pulvis (“powder; dust”), from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (“flour, dust”).
poo m (plural poos)
- powder (fine particles made by grinding substance)
- A Tan toſte que Saẏda foi.o Crerigo fillou a ⁊ fez logo dela poos ⁊ en ſa bolſſa guardo a
- As soon as it exited, the cleric grabbed it and soon ground it (literally: made powders of it) and stored it in his purse.
- Galician: po
- Portuguese: pó
- (archaic) collared peccary, Pecari tajacu
- Synonym: ziix ina quicös
pôô (plural dipoo)
- bull (male cow)
From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *pahuq.
- Anceaux, Johannes C. (1987) Wolio Dictionary (Wolio-English-Indonesian) / Kamus Bahasa Wolio (Wolio-Inggeris-Indonesia), Dordrecht: Foris
- A bucket serving as a traditional toilet
- (slang) to defecate.
(source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)