from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To make a short, sharp, explosive sound.
- intransitive v. To burst open with a short, sharp, explosive sound.
- intransitive v. To move quickly or unexpectedly; appear abruptly: At last the cottage popped into view.
- intransitive v. To open wide suddenly: The child's eyes popped with astonishment.
- intransitive v. Baseball To hit a short high fly ball, especially one that can be caught by an infielder: popped out to shortstop.
- intransitive v. To shoot a firearm, such as a pistol.
- intransitive v. To release (a clutch) suddenly.
- transitive v. To cause to make a sharp bursting sound.
- transitive v. To cause to explode with a sharp bursting sound: popped the balloon.
- transitive v. To put or thrust suddenly or unexpectedly: "popping a crisp plump shrimp into her mouth” ( Kathleen Winsor).
- transitive v. To discharge (a firearm).
- transitive v. To fire at; shoot.
- transitive v. To hit or strike: popped me on the head.
- transitive v. Baseball To hit (a ball) high in the air but not far.
- transitive v. Slang To take (drugs), especially orally: "To calm a case of the jitters . . . the bride popped Valium” ( People).
- transitive v. Slang To have (a drink): popped a few beers after work.
- n. A sudden sharp, explosive sound.
- n. A shot with a firearm.
- n. Chiefly Midwestern U.S. See soft drink. See Regional Note at tonic.
- n. Baseball A pop fly.
- adv. With a popping sound.
- adv. Abruptly or unexpectedly.
- pop for Informal To pay for: I'll pop for the video if you buy some snacks.
- pop in To visit briefly: just popped by to say hello.
- pop off Informal To leave abruptly or hurriedly.
- pop off Informal To die suddenly.
- pop off Informal To speak thoughtlessly in a burst of released anger.
- idiom a pop Slang Apiece; each: Tickets to the benefit were $100 a pop.
- idiom pop the question Informal To propose marriage.
- n. Informal Father.
- adj. Of or for the general public; popular or popularized: pop culture; pop psychology.
- adj. Of, relating to, or specializing in popular music: a pop singer.
- adj. Of or suggestive of pop art: a pop style.
- n. Popular music.
- n. Pop art.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A loud, sharp sound as of a cork coming out of a bottle.
- n. An effervescent or fizzy drink most frequently nonalcoholic; soda pop.
- n. A bottle, can, or serving of effervescent or fizzy drink, most frequently nonalcoholic; soda pop.
- n. Shortened from pop shot: a quick, possibly unaimed, shot with a firearm. Possibly confusion, by assonance, with pot as in pot shot.
- n. A portion, a quantity dispensed.
- n. The removal of a data item from the top of a stack.
- v. To burst (something): to cause to burst.
- v. To act suddenly, unexpectedly or quickly.
- v. To hit.
- v. To ejaculate.
- v. To remove (a data item) from the top of a stack.
- v. To place (something) (somewhere).
- v. To swallow (a tablet of a drug).
- v. To perform (a move or stunt) while riding a board or vehicle.
- v. To undergo equalization of pressure when the Eustachian tubes open.
- interj. Sound made in imitation of the sound.
- n. Affectionate form of father.
- adj. Popular.
- n. Pop music.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small, sharp, quick explosive sound or report.
- n. A nonalcoholic carbonated beverage; -- so called because it expels the cork with a pop from the bottle containing it
- n. The European redwing.
- intransitive v. To make a pop, or sharp, quick sound.
- intransitive v. 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.
- intransitive v. To burst open with a pop, when heated over a fire.
- transitive v. To thrust or push suddenly; to offer suddenly; to bring suddenly and unexpectedly to notice.
- transitive v. To cause to pop; to cause to burst open by heat, as grains of Indian corn.
- transitive v. To eat or swallow; -- of food, especially snacks, in small pieces.
- adv. Like a pop; suddenly; unexpectedly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make a quick sudden explosive report.
- To appear or issue forth with a quick sudden motion; come suddenly into view; also, to disappear suddenly.
- To propose marriage.
- To cause to make a sudden explosive report.
- To thrust forward, or offer suddenly or abruptly; put or thrust suddenly: with in, into, out, or upon.
- To thrust aside or put off abruptly or unexpectedly.
- To put suddenly: as, to pop the question. See phrase below.
- To pawn, or pledge with a pawnbroker.
- n. A smart explosive sound or small report like that made in drawing a cork from a bottle.
- n. An effervescent beverage: so called from the sound made by the expulsion of the cork: as, ginger-pop.
- n. A pistol.
- Suddenly; abruptly; with unexpected entrance or exit.
- To strike.
- To smear (the face) with white lead or other cosmetics; powder (the face).
- n. A stroke.
- n. The redwinged thrush, Turdus iliacus. C. Swainson.
- n. A contraction of popular: as, the Monday pops (popular concerts).
- n. The time during which a reaction or pop safety-valve stays open.
- n. A colloquial shortening of popcorn: as, the golden pops. See maize, 1.
- n. An abbreviation of population.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. bulge outward
- v. release suddenly
- v. hit a pop-fly
- v. drink down entirely
- v. cause to burst with a loud, explosive sound
- v. put or thrust suddenly and forcefully
- v. burst open with a sharp, explosive sound
- adv. like a pop or with a pop
- v. appear suddenly or unexpectedly
- v. take drugs, especially orally
- n. an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
- v. fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise
- adj. (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)
- v. cause to make a sharp explosive sound
- n. a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
- v. make a sharp explosive noise
- v. hit or strike
- n. music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love
- n. a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork
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Billsburg, we can hear the since familiar _tick -- tack_, _pip -- pop -- pop_ of a rattling skirmish, and the _vroom -- vroom_ of volley firing.
"When I don't see any little crabs on the shore, or sticking up out of the water, I usually see them blowing bubbles from under the water; the little bubbles go _puff, puff, puff_, and then they go _pop, pop, pop_, and they show me where the little juicy crabs are, so I can put my paw in and catch them.
One of Hamilton's most famous works was his 1956 collage Just What Is It That Makes Today's Homes So Different, So Appealing? which featured a bodybuilder holding a lolly with the word pop on it, and surrounded by advertising images.
Robin Williams once again recently saw his name pop up for a villain role in "The Dark Knight Rises."
Also, we usually use the term pop when refering to soft drinks (is "soft drink" a regional term?) although, no one would really look at you like you have two heads if you used soda.
As the term pop-punk continues to grow and change, few are staying back with the old standard of simple power chords, quick easy solos, and fun lyrics.
He cringes at the term pop artist, preferring to call himself a "hard-edged artist."
A .2 percent per 12 ounce increase (for $38 million) on soda pop is a key piece of the deal.
Whether your pop is the outdoorsy type, a gadget guy or a cool daddy-o, our gift guide has something for every father!