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pooh-pooh

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpooh-poohˌpooh-ˈpooh verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 informalSTUPID/NOT SENSIBLE to say that you think that an idea, suggestion, effort etc is silly or not very good 🔊 He pooh-poohed herbal remedies at first.→ See Verb table
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pooh-poohEnergy companies have pooh-poohed the seriousness of global warming.
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Verb table
pooh-pooh
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypooh-pooh
he, she, itpooh-poohs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypooh-poohed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pooh-poohed
he, she, ithas pooh-poohed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pooh-poohed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill pooh-pooh
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pooh-poohed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam pooh-poohing
he, she, itis pooh-poohing
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you, we, theyare pooh-poohing
Past
I, he, she, itwas pooh-poohing
you, we, theywere pooh-poohing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been pooh-poohing
he, she, ithas been pooh-poohing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been pooh-poohing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be pooh-poohing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been pooh-poohing
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