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pooped (puːpt)  or pooped out

Definitions

adjective

  1. (US & Canadian, informal) exhausted   ⇒ The boys are too pooped to fight.

poop1 (puːp Pronunciation for poop1 (nautical)

Definitions

noun

  1. a raised structure at the stern of a vessel, esp a sailing ship
  2. See poop deck

verb

  1. (transitive) (of a wave or sea) to break over the stern of (a vessel)
  2. (intransitive) (of a vessel) to ship a wave or sea over the stern, esp repeatedly

Word Origin

C15: from Old French pupe, from Latin puppis poop, ship's stern

poop2 (puːp Pronunciation for poop2

Definitions

verb

(US & Canadian, slang)
  1. (transitive; usually passive) to cause to become exhausted; tire   ⇒ he was pooped after the race
  2. (intransitive) usually foll by out to give up or fail, esp through tiredness   ⇒ he pooped out of the race

Word Origin

C14 poupen to blow, make a sudden sound, perhaps of imitative origin

poop4 (puːp Pronunciation for poop4 (informal)

Definitions

verb (intransitive)

  1. to defecate

noun

  1. faeces; excrement

Word Origin

perhaps related to poop²

Example Sentences Including 'pooped'

"It's more a mental thing now," Tosca said of his pooped troops.
Toronto Sun (2003)
Nope, because all that talking makes them too pooped to actually do anything about it.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
POP beauty Christina Aguilera was left red-faced while shopping for red-hot lingerie yesterday when her dog pooped in a posh shop.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
`If I wasn't so pooped ," said Palmer, `I'd run over and have me a visit with the Russkis on their home ground.
Shah, Idries Kara Kush
`Superman ' too pooped to pop the hard questions - Election 2004
The Australian (2004)

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