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English definition of “pooh-pooh”

pooh-pooh

verb [T]     /ˌpuːˈpuː/ informal
to express an opinion that an idea or suggestion is silly or not worth considering : The government has pooh-poohed the idea that primary schools will begin to select pupils .Refusing and rejecting
(Definition of pooh-pooh verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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