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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
poop deck
poop sheet
▪ Devices like this poop scoop are better suited for domestic use.
▪ I watched her from the poop.
▪ The flinty little synthetic poop poop music runs around in my head from last time.
▪ Then the prow guns of the Adorno spoke in unison with those of her poop.
▪ They claim to dutifully scoop their own poop, and carefully keep the animals civil towards other park users.
▪ When I came back, he had pooped on the floor, so I cleaned him up and cleaned the poop.
▪ But when he was ready to poop he just did it.
▪ What party did he poop on?
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Poop \Poop\, n. (Arch.) See 2d Poppy.


Poop \Poop\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Pooped; p. pr. & vb. n. Pooping.] [Cf. D. poepen. See Pop.] To make a noise; to pop; also, to break wind.


Poop \Poop\, n. [F. poupe; cf. Sp. & Pg. popa, It. poppa; all fr. L. puppis.] (Naut.) A deck raised above the after part of a vessel; the hindmost or after part of a vessel's hull; also, a cabin covered by such a deck. See Poop deck, under Deck. See also Roundhouse.

With wind in poop, the vessel plows the sea.

The poop was beaten gold.


Poop \Poop\, v. t. (Naut.)

  1. To break over the poop or stern, as a wave. ``A sea which he thought was going to poop her.''
    --Lord Dufferin.

  2. To strike in the stern, as by collision.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"stern deck of a ship," c.1400, from Middle French poupe "stern of a ship" (14c.), from Old Provençal or Italian poppa, from Latin puppis "poop, stern," of uncertain origin. Poop deck attested by 1779.


"excrement," 1744, a children's euphemism, probably of imitative origin. The verb in this sense is from 1903. The same word in the sense "to break wind softly" is attested from 1721; earlier "to make a short blast on a horn" (late 14c.). Meaning "stupid or dull person" is from 1915. Pooper-scooper attested from 1970.


"up-to-date information," 1941, in poop sheet, U.S. Army slang, of unknown origin, perhaps from poop (n.2).


"become tired," 1931, of unknown origin (see pooped). Related: Pooping.


Etymology 1 n. The stern of a ship. vb. 1 (context transitive English) To break seawater with the '''poop''' of a vessel, especially the poop deck. 2 (context transitive English) To embark a ship over the stern. Etymology 2

n. 1 (context often childish English) excrement. (from the 18th c.) 2 The sound of a steam engine's whistle; typically low pitch. 3 (context US dated English) information, facts. vb. 1 (context obsolete intransitive English) To make a short blast on a horn (from late 14th c.) 2 (context obsolete intransitive English) To break wind. (from 18th c.) 3 (context intransitive English) To defecate. Etymology 3

n. A set of data or general information, written or spoken, usually concerning machinery or a process. Etymology 4

vb. (context transitive English) To tire, exhaust. Often used with ''out''. (from early 20th c.) Etymology 5

n. A slothful person.

  1. n. obscene terms for feces [syn: crap, dirt, shit, shite, turd]

  2. a stupid foolish person [syn: nincompoop, ninny]

  3. slang terms for inside information; "is that the straight dope?" [syn: dope, the skinny, low-down]

  4. the rear part of a ship [syn: stern, after part, quarter, tail]


Poop or pooped may refer to:

  • Feces, waste product from an animal's digestive tract expelled through the anus
    • Defecation, the act or process by which organisms eliminate feces
    • Pooper-scooper, used by owners of pets to pick up the fecal matter of their pets
  • Stern, the rear or aft part of a ship or boat
    • Poop deck, a deck that constitutes the roof of a cabin built in the aft (rear) part of the superstructure of a ship
    • "To be pooped", nautical parlance meaning to have a wave come over the stern from abaft
  • Poop (constellation) or Puppis, a constellation in the southern sky
  • "Poop", an episode of the television series Zoboomafoo

Usage examples of "poop".

The canapes she keeps waving under all the old noses are soda crackers pooped on with meat by-products.

When Fennec reappeared, walking quickly across the poop deck, Bellis intercepted him.

She thanked me for having told her nothing about it, assuring me she would have of me nothing but my heart, and following me she got into my boat and lay down at full length so as not to hinder its motion, I got upon the poop, as full of fear as courage, and in five minutes I had the good luck to double the point.

As to the papers on board, it is useless to say that, although he carefully searched the lockers of the poop, Harding did not discover any trace of them.

Reuben Hawkshaw, standing on the edge of the poop, then said a few words to them.

Caesar had ordered specially built along the Liger River and then sent out into the open ocean to do battle with the two hundred and twenty solid-oak sailing ships of the Veneti, who thought the Roman vessels ludicrous with their oars and their flimsy pine hulls, their low prows and poops.

These were the vessels Caesar had ordered specially built along the Liger River and then sent out into the open ocean to do battle with the two hundred and twenty solid-oak sailing ships of the Veneti, who thought the Roman vessels ludicrous with their oars and their flimsy pine hulls, their low prows and poops.

Mr Muffit stepped back from the rail, mopping his face, for the turn had brought the sun full on to the poop, where the awning had long since been replaced by splinter-netting, which gave no protection from the fiery beams: he hurried to the side and stood watching the centre and the rear.

Bligh, who stood near the gangway, now made an appeal to the leader of the mutineers, who was on the poop watching him.

There, too, above the poop of yonder nief, you see the towers of Saint Croix and of Pey Berland.

The disembodied voiceover is saying how the Num Num Snack Factory takes meat by-products, whatever you have your tongues or hearts or lips or genitals chews them up, seasons them, and poops them out in the shape of a spade or a diamond or a club onto your choice of cracker for you to eat yourself.

You look like some meat byproduct ground up and pooped out by the Num Num Snack Factory.

Then it finally began to dawn on people that the natural soft feel of cloth begins to lose some of its charm when it has been pooped and peed on repeatedly.

Nord Zee, and the four of us in the compartment lost our will to talk and sat pooped and quiet as we passed ineffectually through the world.

The colonists then reached the stern of the brig--the part formerly surmounted by the poop.