verb (used with object)
to express disdain or contempt for; dismiss lightly: He pooh-poohed all their superstitious fears.
verb (used without object)
to express disdain or contempt.
Also, poo-poo.

1820–30; v. use of reduplication of pooh1

pooh-pooher, noun
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pooh-pooh (ˈpuːˈpuː)
(tr) to express disdain or scorn for; dismiss or belittle

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Example sentences
The human brain seems to be built to pooh-pooh human pheromones.
But it still looks odd that green lobbyists were so quick to pooh-pooh the
  decision to get rid of subsidies.
Still, modern designers of light-displacement boats often pooh-pooh the sturdy
  qualities of traditional boats.
And, he says, it's worthwhile to go see a world wonder even when others may
  pooh-pooh it.
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