Poop vs Doo - What's the difference?

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Poop is a synonym of doo.


As nouns the difference between poop and doo

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 doo is (childish) feces.

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 interjection doo is

(music).

poop

English

Etymology 1

Recorded since circa 1405, from (etyl) poupe, from (etyl) poppa, from (etyl) puppis, all meaning "stern of a ship".

Noun

  • The stern of a ship.
  • * (seeCites)
  • Derived terms
    * poop deck
    Synonyms
    * stern
    Antonyms
    * bow

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • 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.
  • Etymology 2

    Origin uncertain, possibly from (etyl) poupen.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To make a short blast on a horn
  • (obsolete) To break wind.
  • To defecate.
  • His horse pooped right in the middle of the parade.

    Noun

  • (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
    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.
  • (US, dated) information, facts.
  • Synonyms
    * See also
    Derived terms
    * pooper * pooper scooper * poopsicle * YouTube poop

    Etymology 3

    * 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.

    Noun

    (-)
  • 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.
  • Etymology 4

    Origin uncertain, perhaps sound imitation.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To tire, exhaust. Often used with out .
  • * I'm pooped from working so hard
  • * He pooped out a few strides from the finish line.
  • Etymology 5

    Origin uncertain, perhaps a shortening of nincompoop.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A slothful person.
  • * Hurry up, you old poop !
  • doo

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (childish) Feces.
  • Synonyms

    * BM * doo-doo * poo * poop

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • (music)
  • * 1995 , Phil Farrand, The Nitpicker's Guide for Next Generation Trekkers: Volume 2
  • (Ever feel like you've just entered... The Twilight Zone? Doo , doo, doo, doo, doo, doo....)
  • * 2006 , Steve Taylor, A to X of Alternative Music (page 272)
  • the bloke who sang about coloured girls going 'doo de doo de doo doo d'de doo de doo de doo' had once had this thing with the guy who produced the debut albums by the Stooges and Patti Smith.