Poop vs Mozart - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between poop and mozart
is that poop
is the stern of a ship or poop
can be (often|childish) excrement or poop
can be a set of data or general information, written or spoken, usually concerning machinery or a process or poop
can be a slothful person while mozart
is by analogy with ,
a musical virtuoso.
As a verb poop
is to break seawater with the poop
of a vessel, especially the poop deck or poop
can be (obsolete|intransitive) to make a short blast on a horn or poop
can be to tire, exhaust often used with out
As a proper noun mozart is
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 !
By analogy with , a musical virtuoso.
* Sir William Mitchell, The Place of Minds in the World (1933) p. 142:
* Joseph Lane Hancock, Nature Sketches in Temperate America: A Series of Sketches and Popular Account of Insects, Birds,... (1911) p. 103:
- One child is a Mozart with a flying start, while another foots it, and makes little way; but the course is the same, being set by the object.
* Henry Ward Beecher, Plymouth Pulpit: Sermons Preached in Plymouth Church, Brooklyn (1875) p. 446:
- He is a Mozart in the insect world, sending out his strain upon the evening air.
By extension, a virtuoso in any field.
* Ryan A Nerz, Eat This Book: a year of gorging and glory on the competitive eating circuit (2006) p. 67:
- [W]e can understand how a father who is a good musician may have a son who is a Mozart —a genius in music...
* Victor H. Mair, The Columbia History of Chinese Literature (2001) p. 296:
- There is a Mozart of competitive eating who is yet to reveal himself.
* Lawrence Grobel, Endangered Species: Writers Talk about Their Craft, Their Visions, Their Lives (2001):
- Li Po is the most musical, most versatile, and most engaging of Chinese poets, a Mozart of words.
* Kathryn Ann Lindskoog, Surprised by C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, and Dante: An Array of Original Discoveries (2001) p. 116:
- Joyce Carol Oates has said, "If there is a Mozart of interviewers, Larry Grobel is that individual."
* Noel Bertram Gerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe: a biography (1976) p. 86:
- In contrast, MacDonald's Gibbie is not only a moral prodigy, but also a Mozart of religious sensibility.
- By the same token, Rembrandt resembled Hawthorne, and the architect who had designed Melrose Abbey was a Mozart among architects.
* Duden, Familiennamen: Herkunft und Bedeutung (Kolheim)