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Definition 1: reject with contempt - [verb of communication]

Samples where pooh-pooh or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She spurned his advances

Synonyms for pooh-pooh in the sense of this definition

(pooh-pooh is a kind of ...) show unwillingness towards

"he declined to join the group on a hike"

(... is a kind of pooh-pooh ) reject outright and bluntly

"She snubbed his proposal"

(pooh-pooh has a similar meaning as ...) refuse to accept

"He refused my offer of hospitality"

(pooh-pooh has a similar meaning as ...) refuse entrance or membership

"They turned away hundreds of fans" "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"

Definition 2: express contempt about - [verb of communication]

(pooh-pooh is a kind of ...) articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise

"She expressed her anger" "He uttered a curse"

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