• (British) IPA: /pu/
  • (America) IPA: /puː/


  1. Alternative spelling of pooh: an instance of saying "poo".
  2. (uncountable, childish) Feces.
    • 1960, Harold Wentworth & al., Dictionary of American Slang, p. 401:
      Poo... feces.
    • 2018 Brent Butt, "Sasquatch Your Language", Corner Gas Animated:
      Wherever legitimate tracks are found there's always some fresh scat, y'know, poo, flop, dumplings.
  3. (countable, chiefly UK, childish) A piece of feces or an act of defecation.
    • 1981 June 22, The Guardian, p. 8:
      That doggy's doing a poo.
  4. (uncountable, slang) Cannabis resin.
  5. (uncountable, slang) Champagne.
    Who wants another glass of poo?
Synonyms Translations Verb

poo (poos, present participle pooing; past and past participle pooed)

  1. Alternative spelling of pooh: to say "poo".
  2. (intransitive, childish) To defecate.
    • 1975 July 6, C. James, Observer, p. 23:
      The dog practically has to poo on his shoe before he can make the pinch.
  3. (transitive, childish) To dirty something with feces.
    • 1989 Dec. 11, The Mercury:
      Most babies I knew then had on introduction either howled or pooed their pants.
    • 2003 March 13, The Sun:
      We all know what happened to them—they... poohed their pants.
Synonyms Translations Interjection
  1. Alternative spelling of pooh: Expressing dismissal, disgust, etc.
  2. (euphemistic) Expressing annoyance, frustration, etc.: a minced oath for 'shit'.
    • 1986' January 12, Chicago Tribune, page 3c:
      Petulant and pouty, Stephanie herself says things like, ‘Oh, poo.’
Synonyms Noun

poo (uncountable)

  1. Short for shampoo#English|shampoo.

Proper noun
  1. A small town in eastern Asturias, near Llanes
  2. A small town in eastern Asturias, near Cabrales


poo (plural poos)

  1. (historical) Initialism of post-office order
    • 1856 June 28, John Addington Symonds, letter in Letters, Vol. I, p. 75:
      Thank Papa very much for the P.O.O. which I got cashed without difficulty.

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