pop

Primary Meanings of pop

1.
vnadv
make a sharp explosive noise
a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork
like a pop or with a pop
2.
v
appear suddenly or unexpectedly
3.
v
hit a pop-fly
4.
v
drink down entirely
5.
n
an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
6.
n
a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
7.
adjn
(of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)
music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love
Full Definitions of pop
1

v make a sharp explosive noise

“The cork of the champagne bottle popped
Types:
sputter
make an explosive sound
Type of:
go, sound
make a certain noise or sound

v cause to make a sharp explosive sound

“He popped the champagne bottle”
Type of:
sound
cause to sound

v burst open with a sharp, explosive sound

“The balloon popped
“This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven”
Type of:
break open, burst, split
come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure

v cause to burst with a loud, explosive sound

“The child popped the balloon”
Type of:
burst, collapse
cause to burst

v fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise

“The soldiers were popping
Type of:
discharge, fire
cause to go off

n a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork

Synonyms:
popping
Type of:
sound
the sudden occurrence of an audible event

adv like a pop or with a pop

“everything went pop
2

v appear suddenly or unexpectedly

“The farm popped into view as we turned the corner”
“He suddenly popped up out of nowhere”
Synonyms:
crop up, pop up
Type of:
appear
come into sight or view

v put or thrust suddenly and forcefully

pop the pizza into the microwave oven”
“He popped the petit-four into his mouth”
Type of:
throw, thrust
place or put with great energy

v hit or strike

“He popped me on the head”
Type of:
hit
deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

v release suddenly

pop the clutch”
Type of:
let go, let go of, release, relinquish
release, as from one's grip

v bulge outward

“His eyes popped
Synonyms:
bug out, bulge, bulge out, come out, pop out, protrude, start
Type of:
change form, change shape, deform
assume a different shape or form
3

v hit a pop-fly

“He popped out to shortstop”
Type of:
hit
cause to move by striking
4

v drink down entirely

“They popped a few beer after work”
Synonyms:
belt down, bolt down, down, drink down, kill, pour down, toss off
Type of:
drink, imbibe
take in liquids

v take drugs, especially orally

“The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves”
Types:
skin pop
inject (drugs) into the skin
Type of:
inject
take by injection
5

n an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk

Synonyms:
dad, dada, daddy, pa, papa, pappa
Type of:
begetter, father, male parent
a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
6

n a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring

Synonyms:
soda, soda pop, soda water, tonic
Type of:
soft drink
nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)
7

adj (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)

Synonyms:
popular
nonclassical
not classical

n music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love

Synonyms:
pop music
Type of:
popular music, popular music genre
any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)

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