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poo(h)-poo(h)

(ˈpuˈpu)
tv. to belittle someone or something. He tends to pooh-pooh things he doesn’t understand.

pooh-pooh

verb
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With it, he ignores or pooh-poohs reports that the U.
She pooh-poohs that suggestion, preferring Tony Blair's little Englander policy of keeping our own antiquated immigration laws.
My mother doesn't even know who Madonna is," Roberson pooh-poohs, "so there's no way she's going to find out who I am.
Spokesman Norm Scherstrom says the policy change is necessary to protect consumers from fraud schemes that often involve private mailboxes (Scherstrom also pooh-poohs the widely held feeling that the Postal Service is trying to undercut competition for P.
He acknowledges the popular theory that the women on board nursed the carnivores with the milk of cows, but pooh-poohs it as the stuff of "those who make movies and write fictitious articles about the Deluge.
Sheaffer pooh-poohs this idea, pointing out that Rand was willing to defy many other widely held values.
Rosie O'Donnell pooh-poohs talk that she had a nip here and a tuck there performed on her ruby face.