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- 1 English
- 1.1 Pronunciation
- 1.2 Etymology 1
- 1.3 Etymology 2
- 1.4 Etymology 3
- 1.5 Etymology 4
- 1.6 Etymology 5
- 1.7 Anagrams
stern of a ship
- (transitive) To break seawater with the poop of a vessel, especially the poop deck.
- We were pooped within hailing of the quay and were nearly sunk.
- (transitive) To embark a ship over the stern.
- (obsolete, intransitive) To make a short blast on a horn [from late 14th c.]
- (obsolete, intransitive) To break wind. [from 18th c.]
- (intransitive) To defecate.
- His horse pooped right in the middle of the parade.
to make a short blast
to break wind — see break wind
- (often childish) Excrement. [from the 18th c.]
- The dog took a poop on the grass.
- The sound of a steam engine's whistle; typically low pitch.
- 2001, Rev. W. Awdry, Thomas the tank engine collection : a unique collection of stories from the railway series - p. 157 - Egmont Books, Limited, Aug 15, 2001
- Two minutes passed - five - seven- ten. "Poop! Poop!" Everyone knew that whistle, and a mighty cheer went up as the Queen's train glided into the station.
- (US, dated) information, facts.
- See also Wikisaurus:feces
excrement — see poo
- Recorded in World War II (1941) Army slang poop sheet "up to date information", itself of uncertain origin, perhaps toilet paper referring to etymology 2.
- A set of data or general information, written or spoken, usually concerning machinery or a process.
- Here’s the info paper with the poop on that carburetor.
Origin uncertain, perhaps sound imitation.
- (transitive) To tire, exhaust. Often used with out. [from early 20th c.]
- I'm pooped from working so hard
- He pooped out a few strides from the finish line.
to tire, exhaust
Origin uncertain, perhaps a shortening of nincompoop.
poop (plural poops)
- A slothful person.
- Hurry up, you old poop!