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 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • plop — /plɒp / (say plop) verb (i) (plopped, plopping) 1. to make a sound like that of a flat object striking water without a splash. 2. to fall plump with such a sound. –noun 3. a plopping sound or fall. 4. the act of plopping. –adverb 5. with a plop.… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • plop — [pläp] vt., vi. plopped, plopping [echoic] 1. to drop with a sound like that of something flat falling into water without splashing 2. to drop, or allow to drop, heavily n. a plopping or the sound of this adv. with a plop …   English World 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of 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

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