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pooh poohed

verb as in dismiss

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At a conference in London the following week, a senior retired U.S. Air Force commander pooh-poohed counterstealth efforts.

His coup claim was pooh-poohed by then Prime Minister Zidan as “ridiculous”.

Before the appearances, they pooh-poohed concerns about Nugent, praising him as a great patriot.

They pooh-poohed as paranoid the conservative concern with communist infiltration.

The official pooh-poohed the alleged threat to the West and Israel of the Islamist tsunami.

My grandfather made some feeble objections, which Owen pooh-poohed in his usual off-hand fashion.

I have told the story to scientific men, but they have pooh-poohed at it, and declared it to have been impossible.

Tales of this kind, whether or not they tallied with probability, had come to be pooh-poohed, to be treated with disdain.

The learned Doctor first pooh-poohed the plan, then tolerated it, and in a month claimed he had himself devised it.

For all of your family, youve always sort of pooh-poohed ancestry; and you with a perfect right to use a crest!


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pooh-pooh, such as: belittle, play down, repudiate, discount, disregard, and rebuff.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.