Plopped
Plop Plop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Plopped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plopping}.] [Imitative.] To fall, drop, or move in any way, with a sudden splash or slap, as on the surface of water.

The body plopped up, turning on its side. --Kipling. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • plopped — plÉ‘p /plÉ’p v. fall down, sink, drop …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plop — /plop/, v., plopped, plopping, n., adv. v.i. 1. to make a sound like that of something falling or dropping into water: A frog plopped into the pond. 2. to fall with such a sound: Big raindrops plopped against the window. 3. to drop or fall with… …   Universalium

  • plop — plop1 [plɔp US pla:p] n the sound made by something when it falls or is dropped into liquid with a plop ▪ The soap fell into the bath with a loud plop. plop 2 plop2 v past tense and past participle plopped present participle plopping [Date: 1800… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • plop — verb (plopped; plopping) Etymology: imitative Date: 1821 intransitive verb 1. to fall, drop, or move suddenly with a sound like that of something dropping into water 2. to allow the body to drop heavily usually used with down < plopped down on… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plop — [[t]plɒ̱p[/t]] plops, plopping, plopped 1) N COUNT; SOUND A plop is a soft, gentle sound, like the sound made by something dropping into water without disturbing the surface much. Another drop of water fell with a soft plop. 2) VERB If something… …   English dictionary

  • plop — 1 noun (C) a sound like something solid dropping into liquid: The soap fell into the bath with a loud plop. 2 verb plopped, plopping 1 (intransitive always + adv/prep) to fall somewhere making a sound like a plop (+ on/down etc): A few drops of… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • plop — I UK [plɒp] / US [plɑp] verb Word forms plop : present tense I/you/we/they plop he/she/it plops present participle plopping past tense plopped past participle plopped 1) [intransitive] to fall with a short sound like the sound made by a small… …   English dictionary

  • Plop — Plop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Plopped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plopping}.] [Imitative.] To fall, drop, or move in any way, with a sudden splash or slap, as on the surface of water. The body plopped up, turning on its side. Kipling. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plopping — Plop Plop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Plopped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plopping}.] [Imitative.] To fall, drop, or move in any way, with a sudden splash or slap, as on the surface of water. The body plopped up, turning on its side. Kipling. [Webster 1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plop down — PHRASAL VERB If you plop down or plop yourself down somewhere, you sit down quickly but gently. [INFORMAL] [V P] I plopped down on one of the dark red sofas... [V pron refl P] He plopped himself down on the grass …   English dictionary

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