Recorded since circa 1405, from (etyl) poupe, from (etyl) poppa, from (etyl) puppis, all meaning "stern of a ship".
* poop deck
To break seawater with the poop of a vessel, especially the poop deck.
* We were pooped within hailing of the quay and were nearly sunk.
To embark a ship over the stern.
Origin uncertain, possibly from (etyl) poupen.
(obsolete) To make a short blast on a horn
(obsolete) To break wind.
- His horse pooped right in the middle of the parade.
(often, childish) Excrement.
* The dog took a poop on the grass.
The sound of a steam engine's whistle; typically low pitch.
- 2001 , , Thomas the tank engine collection : a unique collection of stories from the railway series - p. 157 - Egmont Books, Limited, Aug 15, 2001
(US, dated) information, facts.
- Two minutes passed - five - seven- ten. "Poop'! ' Poop !" Everyone knew that whistle, and a mighty cheer went up as the Queen's train glided into the station.
* See also
* pooper scooper
* YouTube poop
* Recorded in World War II (1941) Army slang poop sheet "up to date information", itself of uncertain origin, perhaps toilet paper referring to etymology 2.
A set of data or general information, written or spoken, usually concerning machinery or a process.
* Here’s the info paper with the poop on that carburetor.
Origin uncertain, perhaps sound imitation.
To tire, exhaust. Often used with out .
* I'm pooped from working so hard
* He pooped out a few strides from the finish line.
Origin uncertain, perhaps a shortening of nincompoop.
A slothful person.
* Hurry up, you old poop !