poop out

v Get tired. He pooped out after we started to do the hard work. 1950s

Historical dictionary of American slang . 2014.

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  • poop out — verb use up all one s strength and energy and stop working At the end of the march, I pooped out • Syn: ↑peter out, ↑run down, ↑run out, ↑conk out • Hypernyms: ↑tire, ↑pall, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • poop out — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms poop out : present tense I/you/we/they poop out he/she/it poops out present participle pooping out past tense pooped out past participle pooped out American informal to decide not to do something because you …   English dictionary

  • poop out — in. to quit; to wear out and stop. (See also pooped (out).) □ He pooped out after about an hour. □ I think I’m going to poop out pretty soon …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • poop out — Synonyms and related words: beat, blow, blow up, break, break down, burn out, cave in, collapse, come apart, come to naught, come to nothing, come unstuck, conk out, crack up, crumble, debilitate, decline, disintegrate, do in, do up, droop, drop …   Moby Thesaurus

  • poop out — stop functioning. → poop …   English new terms dictionary

  • poop out — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb Slang. To lose so much strength and power as to become ineffective or motionless: burnout, give out, run down. See TIRED …   English dictionary for students

  • poop out — remain inactive, fail due to exhaustion or fear; get tired (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • poop out — v. stop; quit; become tired and stop …   English slang

  • poop — poop1 [po͞op] n. [LME pouppe < MFr poupe < Prov popa or It poppa < L puppis, stern of a ship] 1. the stern section of a ship 2. on sailing ships, a raised deck at the stern: also poop deck vt. to break over the poop or stern of: said of… …   English World dictionary

  • poop — I [[t]pup[/t]] n. 1) naut. navig. a superstructure at the stern of a vessel 2) naut. navig. poop deck 3) naut. navig. (of a wave) to break over the stern of (a ship) 4) naut. navig. to take (seas) over the stern • Etymology: 1375–1425; pouppe… …   From formal English to slang


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