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pop1

pop1

 
pronunciation:
pap
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun, adverb
phrases:
pop off, pop the question
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: popped, popping, pops
definition 1: to make a short, light, explosive sound.
similar words:
crack, snap
definition 2: to explode or burst open with such a sound.
similar words:
burst, explode
definition 3: to move, appear, come, or go quickly or unexpectedly.
The neighbors popped in for a visit.
synonyms:
drop
similar words:
call, run, spring, stop
definition 4: to bulge or open wide in surprise, as the eyes or mouth.
similar words:
bulge, open
definition 5: to shoot, usu. with a handgun.
synonyms:
discharge, fire, shoot
similar words:
loose, open up
definition 6: in baseball, to hit a short, high fly ball.
phrase: pop off
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to explode or burst (something) with a short, explosive sound.
similar words:
burst, crack, detonate, explode, snap, spring
definition 2: to quickly put.
He popped a piece of gum in his mouth.
synonyms:
slip
similar words:
insert, push, stick, thrust
definition 3: to shoot (a firearm).
synonyms:
shoot
similar words:
discharge
definition 4: to shoot at or strike (a target).
similar words:
slap, smack
definition 5: in baseball, to hit (the ball) very high up in the air.
definition 6: (slang) to ingest (a pill, drug, drink, or the like).
similar words:
down, swallow
phrase: pop the question
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sharp, light, explosive sound.
synonyms:
report
similar words:
bang, blast, boom, click, crack, discharge, explosion, shot
definition 2: a carbonated, nonalcoholic drink; soda pop.
synonyms:
soda, soda pop, soft drink
similar words:
cola, fizz, tonic
definition 3: a shot from a firearm.
synonyms:
report, shot
similar words:
bang, discharge
definition 4: see pop fly.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: with a popping sound.
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