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[poo] /pu/
noun, Informal.
verb (used without object), pooed, pooing.
to defecate. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for poo
  • Tadpoles and fish have also been observed recycling poo.
  • Sorry to poo in your pudding but there is quite a bit of evidence that pot use damages the brain rather heavily.
  • And to make matters worse, a narrow ledge about a foot below the top of the fence was covered in rat poo.
  • Our high hopes were washed away quicker than dog poo on the sidewalks.
  • Skatole bears a heavy responsibility for making poo smell phooey.
  • Initially poo pooed, the first two are now seen on nearly all the usual suspects these days.
  • Flinging poo at data points on a graph doesn't negate the point that the data shows global warming.
  • Still, more sustainable materials-from plastic polymers made from potato starch to paper made of sheep poo-can only help.
  • When the larva hatches, it performs some renovations, cutting a hole in the roof and enlarge the structure with their own poo.
  • When they emerge, ready to face the world, they get mouthfuls of poo.
British Dictionary definitions for poo


interjection, noun, verb
another spelling of pooh
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Word Origin and History for poo

also pooh, baby-talk for "excrement," 1950s (cf. poop (n.2)).

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Slang definitions & phrases for poo



A mild exclamation of disbelief, dismay, disappointment, etc: Oh poo, I dropped it (1602+)


Excrement; do, poo-poo •Along with poop, this is a euphemism used by and to children: Zoo Poo garden fertilizer is made from the waste of all manner of exotic creatures (1950s+)

Related Terms

cutesy-poo, hot poo, icky

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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