transitive verb-·pooed′, -·poo′ing
- Obs. to massage
- to wash (the hair and scalp), esp. with a shampoo
- to wash the hair and scalp of
- to clean or wash (a rug, upholstery, etc.) with a shampoo
Origin of shampooHindi ch?mpo, imperative of ch?mpn?, to press, knead, shampoo
- the act of washing hair, a rug, etc.
- a cleaning preparation, esp. one in liquid form that produces suds