from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To fall with a sound like that of an object falling into water without splashing.
- intransitive v. To let the body drop heavily: Exhausted, I plopped into the armchair.
- transitive v. To drop or set heavily, with or as if with a plopping sound: plopped the child into the stroller.
- n. A plopping sound or movement.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sound or action like liquid hitting a hard surface.
- n. slang for excrement, derived from the "plop" sound made when the former hits water in a toilet.
- v. To make the sound of liquid hitting a hard surface.
- v. To land heavily or loosely.
- v. To excrete, derived from the "plop" sound made when excrement hits water in a toilet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Act of plopping; the sound made in plopping.
- intransitive v. To fall, drop, or move in any way, with a sudden splash or slap, as on the surface of water.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To fall or plump into water. Mrs. Gaskell, Mary Barton.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. drop something with a plopping sound
- n. the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash
- v. drop with the sound of something falling into water
- adv. with a short hollow thud
- v. set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
_plop, plop, plop_ -- like the feet of a moose falling in shallow water -- sounded from the shore below, where Simmo was concealed.
After the same voice declares the size of the winnings (for instance, "medium"), the kettle inside the glass case begins rattling and shaking, and to the sounds of popping corn, slotto balls plop from the cooker and land in a tube, revealing the exact number of bonus credits — all of this supposedly being a great incentive to keep playing.
Down in the creek pool, underneath the road, I heard a loud "plop" -- indicating that I had surprised and disturbed something that had previously been minding its own business there on the nice, warm banks.
When I take a dump, I get up on all fours on the toilet seat backwards and let ‘em plop from a foot or two up.
De Saint Phalle's new pieces are the epitome of what has come to be dismissed as "plop" art: big bits of undemanding, adequately pleasing stuff plonked down here and there across the urban landscape, without any special reason for being where they are.
And where does science say anything about where a putative designer would "plop" a code?
The wail through the air and the soft "plop" of the gas shells seemed attuned to the dirge-like soughing of the wind.
He hurled the greeny, spiny oval against the window ledge where it burst with the peculiar "plop," which only a wild cucumber of a certain stage of juicy plumpness can make.
First thing I know I hear somethin 'behind me go' plop 'and I looked roun and there lay Jack jes stretched out.
The soft 'plop' and splash of the falling body, well weighted with stones, was music to his ear.
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