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poop 1

(po͞op)
n.
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

 (po͞op)
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

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

[Origin unknown.]

poop 4

 (po͞op)
n. Slang
A person regarded as very disagreeable.

[Perhaps short for nincompoop.]

poop 5

 (po͞op) Informal
n.
Excrement.
intr.v. pooped, poop·ing, poops
v.intr.
To defecate.
v.tr.
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.]

poop

(puːp) nautical
n
(Nautical Terms) a raised structure at the stern of a vessel, esp a sailing ship
vb
1. (Nautical Terms) (tr) (of a wave or sea) to break over the stern of (a vessel)
2. (Nautical Terms) (intr) (of a vessel) to ship a wave or sea over the stern, esp repeatedly
[C15: from Old French pupe, from Latin puppis poop, ship's stern]

poop

(puːp)
vb
1. (tr; usually passive) to cause to become exhausted; tire: he was pooped after the race.
2. (usually foll by: out) to give up or fail, esp through tiredness: he pooped out of the race.
[C14 poupen to blow, make a sudden sound, perhaps of imitative origin]

poop

(puːp)
n
slang
a. information; the facts
b. (as modifier): a poop sheet.
[of unknown origin]

poop

(puːp)
vb (intr)
to defecate
n
faeces; excrement
[perhaps related to poop2]

poop1

(pup)

n.
1. a superstructure at the stern of a vessel.
v.t.
3. (of a wave) to break over the stern of (a ship).
4. to take (seas) over the stern.
[1375–1425; pouppe < Middle French < Latin puppis stern]

poop2

(pup)

v.t. Informal.
1. to cause to become out of breath or exhausted: pooped after the long hike.
2. poop out,
a. to become exhausted.
b. to give up or cease to participate.
c. to break down; stop functioning.
[1885–90; perhaps to be identified with poop4]

poop3

(pup)

n. Slang.
a candid or pertinent factual report; low-down.
[1945–50; appar. extracted from poop sheet fact sheet; compare poop4]

poop4

(pup)

n. Slang.
1. feces; excrement.
v.i.
2. to defecate.
[1735–45; earlier “to break wind,” probably the same word as Middle English powpen, popen to sound or blow a horn; uncertain if poop2, poop3 are sense developments or parallel expressive coinages]

poop5

(pup)

n. Slang.
a nincompoop.
[1910–15]

poop

- Once had the meaning "to make an abrupt sound, as from a wind instrument."
See also related terms for wind instrument.

poop


Past participle: pooped
Gerund: pooping

Imperative
poop
poop
Present
I poop
you poop
he/she/it poops
we poop
you poop
they poop
Preterite
I pooped
you pooped
he/she/it pooped
we pooped
you pooped
they pooped
Present Continuous
I am pooping
you are pooping
he/she/it is pooping
we are pooping
you are pooping
they are pooping
Present Perfect
I have pooped
you have pooped
he/she/it has pooped
we have pooped
you have pooped
they have pooped
Past Continuous
I was pooping
you were pooping
he/she/it was pooping
we were pooping
you were pooping
they were pooping
Past Perfect
I had pooped
you had pooped
he/she/it had pooped
we had pooped
you had pooped
they had pooped
Future
I will poop
you will poop
he/she/it will poop
we will poop
you will poop
they will poop
Future Perfect
I will have pooped
you will have pooped
he/she/it will have pooped
we will have pooped
you will have pooped
they will have pooped
Future Continuous
I will be pooping
you will be pooping
he/she/it will be pooping
we will be pooping
you will be pooping
they will be pooping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pooping
you have been pooping
he/she/it has been pooping
we have been pooping
you have been pooping
they have been pooping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pooping
you will have been pooping
he/she/it will have been pooping
we will have been pooping
you will have been pooping
they will have been pooping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pooping
you had been pooping
he/she/it had been pooping
we had been pooping
you had been pooping
they had been pooping
Conditional
I would poop
you would poop
he/she/it would poop
we would poop
you would poop
they would poop
Past Conditional
I would have pooped
you would have pooped
he/she/it would have pooped
we would have pooped
you would have pooped
they would have pooped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poop - obscene terms for fecespoop - obscene terms for feces    
dirty word, vulgarism, obscenity, smut, filth - an offensive or indecent word or phrase
faecal matter, faeces, fecal matter, feces, ordure, BM, dejection, stool - solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
2.poop - a stupid foolish person
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense
3.poop - slang terms for inside information; "is that the straight dope?"
details, inside information - true confidential information; "after the trial he gave us the real details"
4.poop - the rear part of a shippoop - the rear part of a ship    
escutcheon - (nautical) a plate on a ship's stern on which the name is inscribed
back, rear - the side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
skeg - a brace that extends from the rear of the keel to support the rudderpost

poop 1

verb
Slang. To make extremely tired.Also used with out:
Informal: knock out, tucker (out).
Slang: do in.
Idioms: run ragged, take it out of.
phrasal verb
poop out
Slang. To lose so much strength and power as to become ineffective or motionless:

poop 2

noun
Slang. An unpleasant, tiresome person:
Slang: drip, dweeb, jerk, nerd, pill.
Translations

poop

1 [puːp] (Naut)
A. Npopa f
B. CPD poop deck Ntoldilla f, castillo m de popa

poop

2 [puːp] N (= excrement) → caca f

poop

3 [puːp] N (US) (= information) → onda f, información f

poop

[ˈpuːp] npoupe f

poop

1
nHütte f, → Poop f

poop

2
vt (inf: = exhaust) → schlauchen (inf); to be pooped (out)geschlaucht or fertig sein (inf)

poop

3
n (US inf, pej) → Trottel m (pej), → Einfaltspinsel f (pej)

poop

4
vi (inf: = defecate) → ein großes Geschäft machen (inf), → Aa machen (baby-talk)

poop

n (fam) heces fpl (form), popó (fam), caca (esp. ped, fam or vulg)
References in classic literature ?
At the break of the poop stood Captain Harris, his legs planted wide apart, very vigorous, very decisive, very profane.
In this hour of peril the poop was very properly invaded by all classes of passengers, in all manner of incongruous apparel, in all stages of fear, rage, grief and hysteria; as we made our way among this motley nightmare throng, I took Ready by the arm.
The captain gave him a steady stare, nodded slightly, and went on pacing the poop with an air of not being aware of what was going on, his head rigid, his movements rapid.
In fact, he had no occasion to go on the poop, or even look that way much; but while the ship was about to anchor, casting his eyes in that direction, he received an absurd impression that his captain (he was up there, of course) was sitting on both sides of the aftermost skylight at once.
The breeze blew, the sail bellied, over heeled the portly vessel, and away she plunged through the smooth blue rollers, amid the clang of the minstrels on her poop and the shouting of the black crowd who fringed the yellow beach.
One of the sailors conducted me to the poop, where I found myself in the presence of a good-looking officer, who held out his hand to me.
He went to the poop, saying to himself, "He will be like a madman
Wolf Larsen was on the poop, smoking his everlasting cigar.
And there were also disturbing sounds by this time--voices, footsteps for- ward; the steward flitted along the main-deck, a busily ministering spirit; a hand bell tinkled urgently under the poop deck.
He was the collapsed figure sobbing for breath I had no- ticed before we went on the poop.
Maston got his hook fixed in the combing of the poop, and it pretty nearly required the capstan to get it out again.
And this noisiness, this exultation at the moment of the ship's departure, make a tremendous contrast to the silent moments of her arrival in a foreign roadstead - the silent moments when, stripped of her sails, she forges ahead to her chosen berth, the loose canvas fluttering softly in the gear above the heads of the men standing still upon her decks, the master gazing intently forward from the break of the poop.