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pop meaning and definition

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POP noun

Definition of pop (noun)

  1. an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
  2. a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
  3. a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork
  4. 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

POP verb

Definition of pop (verb)

  1. bulge outward
  2. hit a pop-fly
    • "He popped out to shortstop"
  3. make a sharp explosive noise
    • "The cork of the champagne bottle popped"
  4. fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise
    • "The soldiers were popping"
  5. cause to make a sharp explosive sound
    • "He popped the champagne bottle"
  6. appear suddenly or unexpectedly
    • "The farm popped into view as we turned the corner"; "He suddenly popped up out of nowhere"
    • synonyms: crop up, pop up
  7. put or thrust suddenly and forcefully
    • "pop the pizza into the microwave oven"; "He popped the petit-four into his mouth"
  8. release suddenly
    • "pop the clutch"
  9. hit or strike
    • "He popped me on the head"
  10. drink down entirely
  11. take drugs, especially orally
    • "The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves"
  12. cause to burst with a loud, explosive sound
    • "The child popped the balloon"
  13. burst open with a sharp, explosive sound
    • "The balloon popped"; "This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven"

POP adjective

Definition of pop (adjective)

  1. (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)

POP adverb

Definition of pop (adverb)

  1. like a pop or with a pop
    • "everything went pop"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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