(also poo) informal
1 (usually poo) Excrement: mind the dog poo
More example sentences
- Dog's pooh on Sligo's highways and byways will soon be a foul memory if the two local authorities have their way.
- Fans of the Beano and Dandy are playing a host of tricks on unsuspecting customers, the Diary learns: fake dog poo, bangers in cigarettes, whoopee cushions, vile sweets and itching powder included.
- My throat was so sore from gasping for breath that my laughs at animals humping people, people injuring themselves and children stepping in dog poo came out like coughs.
1.1 [count noun] An act of defecating.
- And don't you think that actually it looks more like the crouching statue is doing a pooh?
- ‘Ha,’ I muttered wickedly, ‘hope he does a pooh too so he'll have to change his nappy as well.’
- Lou Lou did a poo on Amee's bed and Amee yelled at Rene like she yells at Joe, like she yelled at me once recently, it is really rather upsetting when Amee gets mad.
(usually poo) Defecate.
- When he does do something like greedily grab onto a bottle of milk with his mouth, it's an event worth getting all worked up about because it shows a glimmer of him being a wee person instead of a wriggling blob that poos.
- That's pretty much all he does - he eats crickets, sleeps and poos.
- The cat doesn't just poo, it seeks out those places most impregnated with the owner's scent and poos there.
in the poo British informal
- In deep trouble: they are in the poo financiallyMore example sentences
- You wouldn't believe cable operators are in the poo this side of the Atlantic.
- Not everyone who drops you in the poo is necessarily your enemy and not everyone who gets you out of the poo is necessarily your friend.
- If you are in the poo then don't chirp about it!
Natural exclamation: first recorded in English in the late 16th century.
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