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synonyms for pooh-pooh

  • belittle
  • play down
  • repudiate
  • discount
  • disregard
  • rebuff
  • reject
  • brush aside
  • make light of
  • scoff at
  • sneer at
  • treat with contempt
  • wave aside
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antonyms for pooh-pooh

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  • build up
  • attend
  • pay attention
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How to use pooh-pooh in a sentence

Father generally pooh-poohs the notion of there being any further trouble with Germany.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Pooh, they are only bogys invented by priests in days of darkness, in order to obtain power.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
He can't be after any mischief; 'tis not in the boy; when—when he is all but—Pooh!
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
The general housework servant has already been referred to as a Pooh Bah in petticoats.
THE EXPERT MAID-SERVANTCRISTINE TERHUNE HERRICK
In such wise did young Britain and young America pooh-pooh the idea that they had done aught heroic.
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
My grandfather made some feeble objections, which Owen pooh-poohed in his usual off-hand fashion.
TALES FROM "BLACKWOOD"VARIOUS
"Pooh," I said, but undoubtedly I felt a dizziness, and the next time I met him he quite frightened me.
THE LITTLE WHITE BIRDJ. M. BARRIE
Pooh, interposed Edith, who was jealously guarding her declaration that her flag was the most beautiful because it had a story.
BLUE ROBIN, THE GIRL PIONEERRENA I. HALSEY
I have told the story to scientific men, but they have pooh-poohed at it, and declared it to have been impossible.
HARPER'S ROUND TABLE, OCTOBER 29, 1895VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO POOH-POOH

  • cut down to size
  • depreciate
  • derogate
  • detract
  • disapprove of
  • discommend
  • discountenance
  • disesteem
  • disfavor
  • disparage
  • expostulate
  • frown
  • mudsling
  • not go for
  • object
  • pooh-pooh
  • poor mouth
  • protest against
  • put down
  • rip
  • run down
  • take dim view of
  • take down
  • take exception to
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