Pop Pop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Popped} (p[o^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Popping}.] 1. To make a pop, or sharp, quick sound; as, the muskets popped away on all sides. [1913 Webster]

2. To enter, or issue forth, with a quick, sudden movement; to move from place to place suddenly; to dart; -- with in, out, upon, off, etc. [1913 Webster]

He that killed my king . . . Popp'd in between the election and my hopes. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

A trick of popping up and down every moment. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

3. To burst open with a pop, when heated over a fire; as, this corn pops well. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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