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plump2

plump2

pronunciation:
pluhmp
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun, adverb, adjective
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: plumped, plumping, plumps
definition: to come down quickly and with all one's weight.
Exhausted, she plumped onto the floor.
synonyms:
flop, plop, plunk
similar words:
collapse, crumple, dive, drop, plummet, plunge, sink
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to drop (oneself) down quickly and with all one's weight.
They plumped themselves down on the bed.
synonyms:
flop, plop
similar words:
plunk
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an abrupt or weighty fall.
synonyms:
collapse, flop
similar words:
dive, drop, plop, plunge, thud, thump
definition 2: the sound made by such a fall.
The books fell to the floor with a plump.
synonyms:
clump, clunk, flop, plop, plunk, thump
similar words:
thud
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: abruptly, weightily, or forcefully.
He was hit plump in the stomach.
synonyms:
abruptly, forcefully, hard, heavily, solidly, suddenly
similar words:
full, plumb, plunk, right, smack
definition 2: without restraint; directly.
She told him plump to his face that she didn't approve of his behavior.Trying to catch the ball, he ran plump into the fence.
synonyms:
directly, forthright, point-blank, squarely, straight
similar words:
frankly, honestly, openly, plunk
definition 3: with a straight, vertical descent.
The heavy sack fell plump down the well.
synonyms:
plumb
similar words:
direct, straight
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: straightforward; brusque.
synonyms:
abrupt, blunt, brusque, curt, direct, frank, plain-spoken, straightforward