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Syllabification: poop

noun

(also poop deck)
The aftermost and highest deck of a ship, especially in a sailing ship where it typically forms the roof of a cabin in the stern.
Example sentences
  • But then the roof of the top of the ship is a poop deck.
  • The poop deck, forecastle and upper deck were beautifully kept, although the bilge had suffered from some leakage and had been poorly patched up.
  • The two strangers led Midori and Aoi out and up a flight of stairs, onto the poop deck of the ship.

verb

[with object] (usually be pooped) Back to top  
(Of a wave) break over the stern of (a ship), sometimes causing it to capsize: carrying a high sea, we were badly pooped

Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French pupe, from a variant of Latin puppis 'stern'.

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  • nincompoop from late 17th century:

    The word nincompoop perhaps came from Nicodemus, the name of a Jewish Pharisee in the New Testament who became something of a byword for slow-wittedness. Nicodemus secretly visited Jesus one night to hear about his teachings. Jesus explained, ‘Except a man be born again, he cannot see the Kingdom of God’, which puzzled the Pharisee, who took Jesus literally and said ‘How can a man be born when he is old?’. The -poop part of the word may have come from the old verb poop, which meant ‘to deceive or cheat’. In a similar vein ninny (late 16th century) may be a pet form of the name Innocent.

Words that rhyme with poop

bloop, cock-a-hoop, coop, croup, droop, drupe, dupe, goop, group, Guadeloupe, hoop, loop, recoup, roup, scoop, sloop, snoop, soup, stoep, stoop, stoup, stupe, swoop, troop, troupe, whoop

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poop 2 Syllabification: poop

verb

[with object] (often as adjective pooped) North American informal
Exhaust: I was pooped and just flopped into bed
More example sentences
  • I'm back, I'm pooped, I'm happy, I'm going to sleep,
  • I'm absolutely pooped this morning - I'm not even sure why, as yesterday was generally a pretty relaxing day - work was far from stressful, and the fireworks in the evening were a fun but gentle way of passing the time.
  • The reindeer are pooped, think we'll stay here awhile.

Phrasal verbs

poop out

1
Stop functioning: the analog tape fluttered slightly in pitch but didn’t poop out
More example sentences
  • Just a few miles from the finish of a three-day automotive competition and rally, their car poops out.
  • Doc had it installed at Circuit City after the original factory model pooped out.

Origin

1930s: of unknown origin.

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  • nincompoop from late 17th century:

    The word nincompoop perhaps came from Nicodemus, the name of a Jewish Pharisee in the New Testament who became something of a byword for slow-wittedness. Nicodemus secretly visited Jesus one night to hear about his teachings. Jesus explained, ‘Except a man be born again, he cannot see the Kingdom of God’, which puzzled the Pharisee, who took Jesus literally and said ‘How can a man be born when he is old?’. The -poop part of the word may have come from the old verb poop, which meant ‘to deceive or cheat’. In a similar vein ninny (late 16th century) may be a pet form of the name Innocent.

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poop 3 Syllabification: poop
informal , chiefly North American

noun

Excrement.
Example sentences
  • I was the one that they would, you know, one would lean over behind me and the other would give me a push and I would land in the dog manure, poop pile.
  • Aside from a few dog poop and erection jokes, some of the dialogue is surprisingly smart.
  • Then you have to act humble, mutter some incantation three times, then they throw dog poop on your shoes, and suddenly you are acting Prime Minister and Grand Poobah.

verb

[no object] Back to top  
Defecate.
Example sentences
  • Either that or they aren't held up by ‘the man’ and ‘society’ and the oppressive illogical moral arguments about not pooping your pants.
  • I was pooping myself because I hadn't played for years, but once I got into it I was fine.
  • This will require a bus, a couch on a trailer, 50 gallons of Tequila and Register readers lobbing Big Macs into the mouth of a giant, plastic vulture, which will then poop the burgers into our hands.

Origin

Early 18th century: imitative.

More
  • nincompoop from late 17th century:

    The word nincompoop perhaps came from Nicodemus, the name of a Jewish Pharisee in the New Testament who became something of a byword for slow-wittedness. Nicodemus secretly visited Jesus one night to hear about his teachings. Jesus explained, ‘Except a man be born again, he cannot see the Kingdom of God’, which puzzled the Pharisee, who took Jesus literally and said ‘How can a man be born when he is old?’. The -poop part of the word may have come from the old verb poop, which meant ‘to deceive or cheat’. In a similar vein ninny (late 16th century) may be a pet form of the name Innocent.

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poop 4 Syllabification: poop

noun

informal , chiefly North American
Up-to-date or inside information: what’s the latest poop from campaign headquarters?
More example sentences
  • It gives the inside poop on the social scene at colleges from coast to coast.
  • What a relief to discover that my industrious good friend David Brown is hot on the trail of the schnooks who made a pile trading Cinram stock off the inside poop.
  • My own personal poop situation falls into the category of ‘too much information for my gentle blog-reading audience.’

Origin

1940s: of unknown origin.

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  • nincompoop from late 17th century:

    The word nincompoop perhaps came from Nicodemus, the name of a Jewish Pharisee in the New Testament who became something of a byword for slow-wittedness. Nicodemus secretly visited Jesus one night to hear about his teachings. Jesus explained, ‘Except a man be born again, he cannot see the Kingdom of God’, which puzzled the Pharisee, who took Jesus literally and said ‘How can a man be born when he is old?’. The -poop part of the word may have come from the old verb poop, which meant ‘to deceive or cheat’. In a similar vein ninny (late 16th century) may be a pet form of the name Innocent.

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poop 5 Syllabification: poop

noun

informal , chiefly North American
A stupid or ineffectual person.

Derivatives

poopy

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • On bad days I imagine growing old in a dust-covered house surrounded by hundreds of mounds of dirty laundry and piles of 40 year old poopy diapers because I will never again have the strength to clean my house.
  • They meet a couple of cute boys (a blonde for Jane, a brunette for Roxy), pick up a funny-looking dog in order to maximize the poopy jokes, and they run!
  • You want 1,000 words on puppy poopy, I'm your gal.

Origin

Early 20th century: perhaps a shortening of nincompoop.

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  • nincompoop from late 17th century:

    The word nincompoop perhaps came from Nicodemus, the name of a Jewish Pharisee in the New Testament who became something of a byword for slow-wittedness. Nicodemus secretly visited Jesus one night to hear about his teachings. Jesus explained, ‘Except a man be born again, he cannot see the Kingdom of God’, which puzzled the Pharisee, who took Jesus literally and said ‘How can a man be born when he is old?’. The -poop part of the word may have come from the old verb poop, which meant ‘to deceive or cheat’. In a similar vein ninny (late 16th century) may be a pet form of the name Innocent.

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