See also: Appendix:Variations of "poo"
Alternative forms edit
Unknown, probably arbitrary or from poo.
- Added to nouns, especially personal names, ending in -y or -ie to form affectionate, playful diminutives.
- 1908 January 28, Republican News, page 8:
- This is my little dog, Pinky-Panky-Poo. Bark at the gentleman, Pinky-Panky-Poo.
- 1932, James Mitchell, Sunset Song, page 21:
- ...they would scraich out ‘Inky poo, your nose is blue, You're awful like the Turra Coo!’ whenever they saw Ellison go by.
- 2002, William Kennedy, Roscoe, page 241:
- As Elisha passes her on his way to the microphone she does her boa-constrictor number, big huggypoo, big kissypoo. Once past Pammypoo, Elisha makes a speech.