Meaning of “pooh-pooh” in the English Dictionary

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"pooh-pooh" in British English

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pooh-poohverb [ T ]

uk /ˌpuːˈpuː/ us /ˌpuːˈpuː/ informal

to express an opinion that an idea or suggestion is silly or not worth considering:

Some seemingly reasonable people go on holiday and pooh-pooh the idea of wearing sunblock.

(Definition of “pooh-pooh” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)