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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 music popular music with, typically, a strong and singable tune, which is often accompanied by a rhythm suitable for informal dancing. It is usually performed by relatively small musical groups. Pop music is usually distinguished from classical music, religious music, jazz, and country music.
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 star a successful and famous performer of popular music.
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]
popular widely liked or enjoyed; regarded favorably by many. [3 definitions]
popular culture the part of culture, esp. the realms of the arts, entertainment, and fashion, that appeals to or is consumed by the masses and is often commercially-driven.