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plop

plop

 
 
pronunciation:
plap
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun, adverb
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: plopped, plopping, plops
definition: to drop heavily or forcefully.
She plopped the magazines down on the table.
similar words:
plump
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to make a sound like a heavy object falling into water; plunk.
definition 2: to drop or fall heavily.
The weary man plopped down on the bed.
similar words:
plump, sink, slump
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part of speech: noun
definition: a sound or motion like that of a heavy object falling into water.
similar words:
plump
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part of speech: adverb
definition: with a plopping sound.
The vase fell plop onto the sofa .