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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. express contempt about;

2. reject with contempt;
- Example: "She spurned his advances"
[syn: reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pooh-pooh \Pooh`-pooh"\, v. t. To make light of; to treat with derision or contempt, as if by saying pooh! pooh! [Colloq.] --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pooh-pooh v 1: express contempt about 2: reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances" [syn: reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down]