Word of the Day (pooh-pooh)-26APR21

Word of the Day (pooh-pooh)-26APR21

Today’s “Word of the Day” is “pooh-pooh and it is a verb meaning “dismiss, reject, brush aside, play down, disregard (an idea/suggestion)“.

Example Sentence: The Indian prime minister suffers from overconfidence in his own instincts (natural way of thinking/doing something) and pooh-poohs expert advice. His ministers turned on (suddenly attack someone verbally) a former Congress prime minister for daring to offer them counsel (formal advice) just before he was admitted to hospital with Covid this week.

Word of the Day (pooh-pooh)-26APR21

This word is present in The Guardian article The Guardian view on Modi’s mistakes: a pandemic that is out of control and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Guardian

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