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    pop - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pop

    Definition
    (noun) an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    Synonyms : dad , dada , daddy , pa , papa , pappa
    Definition
    (noun) a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    Synonyms : soda , soda pop , soda water , tonic
    Example Sentence
    • in New England they call sodas tonics
    Definition
    (noun) a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork
    Synonyms : popping
    Definition
    (noun) music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love
    Synonyms : pop music
    Definition
    (verb) bulge outward
    Example Sentence
    • His eyes popped
    Definition
    (verb) hit a pop-fly
    Example Sentence
    • He popped out to shortstop
    Definition
    (verb) make a sharp explosive noise
    Example Sentence
    • The cork of the champagne bottle popped
    Definition
    (verb) fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise
    Example Sentence
    • The soldiers were popping
    Definition
    (verb) cause to make a sharp explosive sound
    Example Sentence
    • He popped the champagne bottle
    Definition
    (verb) appear suddenly or unexpectedly
    Synonyms : crop up , pop up
    Example Sentence
    • The farm popped into view as we turned the corner
    • He suddenly popped up out of nowhere
    Definition
    (verb) put or thrust suddenly and forcefully
    Example Sentence
    • pop the pizza into the microwave oven
    • He popped the petit-four into his mouth
    Definition
    (verb) release suddenly
    Example Sentence
    • pop the clutch
    Definition
    (verb) hit or strike
    Example Sentence
    • He popped me on the head
    Definition
    (verb) drink down entirely
    Example Sentence
    • He downed three martinis before dinner
    • She killed a bottle of brandy that night
    • They popped a few beer after work
    Definition
    (verb) take drugs, especially orally
    Example Sentence
    • The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves
    Definition
    (verb) cause to burst with a loud, explosive sound
    Example Sentence
    • The child popped the balloon
    Definition
    (verb) burst open with a sharp, explosive sound
    Example Sentence
    • The balloon popped
    • This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven
    Definition
    (adj) (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)
    Synonyms : popular
    Definition
    (adv) like a pop or with a pop
    Example Sentence
    • everything went pop
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