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pop culture short for popular culture.
pope (often cap.) the bishop of Rome, head of the Roman Catholic Church. [3 definitions]
popeyed having bulging, wide-open eyes, as in astonishment or disbelief.
pop fly in baseball, a high fly ball in or near the infield area, usu. one that can be caught easily; pop-up; pop.
popgun a toy gun from which a pellet or cork is shot by compressed air with a loud pop.
popinjay a vain, frivolous, and talkative person.
poplar any of several fast-growing deciduous trees, such as the aspen or cottonwood. [3 definitions]
poplin a finely ribbed fabric, usu. made of cotton, used for clothing, draperies, and upholstery.
pop off (informal) to leave suddenly or unexpectedly. [3 definitions]
popover a light, puffed, hollow muffin made with flour, eggs, and milk.
popper something or someone that pops, such as a container or apparatus used for heating popcorn.
poppet an intake or exhaust valve that can rapidly plug or unplug an opening, often driven by a spring for rapid repetition; poppet valve. [2 definitions]
poppethead the tailstock or headstock of a lathe; poppet.
poppet valve see poppet.
poppy any of several related plants grown in temperate climates that bear brightly colored flowers in red, orange, yellow, purple, or white. [3 definitions]
poppycock (informal) nonsense or foolishness.
poppy seed the seed of the poppy plant, used as a garnish or filling in baking.
Popsicle trademark for sweetened, flavored water or juice frozen around one or a pair of flat wooden sticks.
pop the question (informal) to make a proposal of marriage.
pop-top denoting or having a top that can be popped open, usu. with a pull tab, as on vacuum-packed cans. [3 definitions]
populace the people who live in a particular place; population. [2 definitions]