Definition of po po po in US English:

po po po

(also po po poh)

exclamation

  • Expressing surprise, commiseration, indignation, etc.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Lawrence Durrell (1912–1990), novelist and poet. From modern Greek πωπώ (also in form ποπό and with reduplication to three or seven syllables), interjection expressing surprise, admiration, disapproval,disgust, sorrow, etc.

Pronunciation

po po po

/ˌpɒ pɒ ˈpɒ/