poh


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poh

(pəʊ)
vb
to reject contemptuouslyto express contempt or disgust
interj
exclamation expressing contempt or disgust
References in classic literature ?
I should like to see you walking up High Street, with a pine log in each pocket!— Poh! poh!
"Poh!" said Grandfather to himself, "I must have been dreaming."
"Poh! doctor, one has only just to follow things along as they happen, and he can always work his way out of a scrape!
"Poh!" said the young man, in an under tone, conceiving her surprise to be occasioned by his lowering himself to joke with an inferior, "he is a good, honest fellow, and don't mind a joke at all, I assure you."
'Poh!' said he, moving his fingers carelessly over the notes of his instrument: 'WELL ENOUGH FOR SUCH AN INSTITUTION AS THIS!'
"Poh!" said Haley,--and he said something else, too, with regard to the said dogs, at which Sam muttered,
"Poh! 'twas to frighten the hawk you see sailing above the rock."
"Poh, nonsense, children!" cried their good, honest father, who, as we have already intimated, had an exceedingly common-sensible way of looking at matters.
Tan, who is also the founder of the Poh Chuan Art Centre in Kepong, had earlier sketched a general view of Najib's house from Jalan Langgak Duta's intersection around 11.30am.
Through its Ambassador's Self-Help Fund, the American Embassy bought all the necessary equipment for the pottery operations after it was agreed Cecilia would train 40 women of whom 4 would remain with POH. It was during this time that Alexia was granted the opportunity to receive training in the USA on running such a project.
While the financial guarantee also extends to the ICP, the P1 rating, which mirrors Poh Kong's stand-alone credit profile, has been reaffirmed.
He said Poh Yee changed after returning from a short trip to Kuala Lumpur in July and family members also noticed that she was more secretive.