HyperDic: pooh-pooh

English > 2 senses of the word pooh-pooh:
VERBcommunicationpooh-poohexpress contempt / contempt about
communicationpooh-pooh, reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, disdain, turn downreject with contempt
English > pooh-pooh: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningExpress contempt / contempt about.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderexpress, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue toarticulate
English > pooh-pooh: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningReject with contempt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsreject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, disdain, turn down
Narrowerrebuff, snub, repelReject outright and bluntly
Broaderrefuse, declineshow unwillingness towards
Similar torefuse, reject, pass up, turn down, declineRefuse to accept
reject, turn down, turn away, refuseRefuse entrance or membership
Spanishdesdeñar, desesperanzar, menospreciar, rechazar
Catalandesdenyar, desesperançar, rebutjar

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