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 the couch
>
transitive verb 1. to set, drop, or throw heavily 2. to place or set carelessly or hastily <
plopped the money into stocks
>
plop noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • plop — PLOP, plopi, s.m. Nume dat mai multor specii de arbori înalţi, cu ramuri subţiri (îndreptate în sus) (Populus). Cînd va face plopul mere şi răchita micşunele (= niciodată). ♢ expr. Mătuşă (sau unchi, văr etc.) de plop = rudă îndepărtată. ♢… …   Dicționar Român

  • Plop! — – Die lustige Zeitschrift war ein Comic Magazin aus dem Moewig Verlag. Das komplett in Farbe gedruckte Heft erschien in den Jahren 1968 bis 1969 alle 14 Tage und kostete 90 Pfennig. Neben der Hauptfigur Plop!, einem gefleckten Fantasiewesen mit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Plop — bezeichnet Plop!, ein ehemaliges Comic Magazin Plop (Hunedoara), ein Dorf in Rumänien Plop (Căușeni), ein Dorf in Moldawien Plop (Dondușeni), ein Dorf in Moldawien Plop Știubei, eine Gemeinde in Moldawien Diese Seite ist eine Be …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Plop — * Plop is an onomatopoeic term for the sound of an object falling onto a surface or into water (ie. bouncy ball falling into a lake)Plop may refer to:* , a Dilbert spinoff comic strip by Scott Adams * Plop! , a self described New Magazine of… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — Plop, n. Act of plopping; the sound made in plopping. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • plop — /plɔp/ interiez. [dall ingl. plop tonfo, rumore ]. [voce onomatopeica con cui si rende il rumore di un corpo che cade in un liquido] ▶◀ pluf. ↑ splash …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 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! — The New Magazine of Weird Humor! was a comic book published by DC Comics in the mid 1970s. It falls into the horror / humor anthology genre. There were 24 issues in all and the series ran from Sep/Oct 1973 to Nov/Dec 1976. Issues were hosted by… …   Wikipedia

  • plop — (plop) a dull, faintly explosive sound made on contact by a falling or dropped object …   Medical dictionary

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