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poop 1

1. An enclosed superstructure at the stern of a ship.
2. A poop deck.
tr.v. pooped, poop·ing, poops
1. To break over the stern of (a ship). Used of a wave.
2. To take (a wave) over the stern.

[Middle English poupe, from Old French, from Vuglar Latin *puppa, alteration (possibly influenced by Latin prōra, prow) of Latin puppis, stern, poop, of unknown origin.]

poop 2

tr.v. pooped, poop·ing, poops Slang
To cause to become fatigued; tire: "Many people stop here, pooped by the short, steep climb" (Sierra Club Guides to the National Parks).
Phrasal Verb:
poop out Slang
1. To quit because of exhaustion: poop out of a race.
2. To decide not to participate, especially at the last moment.

[Origin unknown.]

poop 3

n. Slang
Inside information: She gave me all the poop on the company party.

[Origin unknown.]

poop 4

n. Slang
A person regarded as very disagreeable.

[Perhaps short for nincompoop.]

poop 5

 (po͞op) Informal
intr.v. pooped, poop·ing, poops
To defecate.
To defecate in (one's clothes or bed, for example).

[Possibly from obsolete poop, to break wind, from Middle English poupen, to blow a horn, toot, of imitative origin.]


(puːpt) or

pooped out

informal US and Canadian exhausted
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Slang. Extremely tired.Also used with out:
Informal: beat, bushed, tuckered (out).
Slang: done in, fagged (out).
Idioms: all in, ready to drop.


[puːpt] ADJ to be pooped (esp US) (= tired) → estar hecho polvo; (= drunk) → estar ajumado


[ˈpuːpt] adj (US) (= very tired) → crevé(e)poop scoop nramasse-crottes m inv


adj (fam, exhausted) agotado, exhausto
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