poot

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

poot (third-person singular simple present poots, present participle pooting, simple past and past participle pooted)

  1. (babytalk, slang) To fart.

Noun[edit]

poot (plural poots)

  1. (babytalk, slang) A fart, perhaps a relatively quiet one.

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Usage notes[edit]

Much less vulgar than fart; accepted in some circles (speaking with children) where fart would not be.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

poot m (plural poten, diminutive pootje n)

  1. (anatomy) limb (arm or leg) of an animal (sometimes human)
    Spinnen hebben acht poten. Spiders have eight legs.
  2. (slang) leg or foot
    Geen poot hebben om op te staan. Not having a leg to stand on.
  3. (slang) hand
    Blijf met je poten van me af! Keep your hands off me!
  4. leg of an object, e.g. furniture
    Een kruk met drie poten. A stool with three legs.
  5. (vulgar, derogatory) homosexual

Usage notes[edit]

Although using poot to denote limbs of humans in normally considered rude, there are some exceptions in case of idioms (Op zijn achterste poten staan. To get up on one's hind legs.)

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Verb[edit]

poot

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of poten
  2. imperative of poten