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English verb: pooh-pooh

1. pooh-pooh (communication) express contempt about


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize

2. pooh-pooh (communication) reject with contempt


SamplesShe spurned his advances.


Synonymsdisdain, freeze off, reject, scorn, spurn, turn down


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)decline, refuse


Narrower (hyponym)rebuff, repel, snub


Verb groupdecline, pass up, refuse, refuse, reject, reject, turn away, turn down, turn down









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