As nouns the difference between running and poop
is that running
is the action of the verb to run
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.
As verbs the difference between running and poop
is that running
is while 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 an adjective running
is moving or advancing by running.
As an adverb running
is (informal) consecutively; in a row.
Moving or advancing by running.
# Of a horse, having a running gait; not a trotter or pacer.
successive; one following the other without break or intervention
Flowing; easy; cursive.
- to be away two days running
Continuous; keeping along step by step.
- running handwriting
- a running explanation
- a running conquest
(botany) Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem.
- What are art and science if not a running commentary on Nature?
(medicine) Discharging pus.
- a running vine
- a running sore
(informal) consecutively; in a row
- Mom's strawberry jam won the blue ribbon at the Holland County Fair three years running .
The action of the verb to run .
The activity of running as a form of exercise, as a sport, or for any other reason
- His running of the business leaves something to be desired.
That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation.
- Running is good exercise.
The discharge from an ulcer or other sore.
- the first running of a still
* in running order
* in the running
* out of the running
* running costs
* running dictation
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 !