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- v. To leave, and return in a short time
- v. To die suddenly.
- v. To kill someone.
- v. To speak frankly; usually to someone else's disdain (i.e. popping off at the mouth).
- v. To release flatulence, in most cases, in short rapid succession.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
- v. leave quickly
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The hope was that the Triton's viewing dome would pop off the sub before the pressure in the cabin crushed Rachel's lungs.
It was spreadeagled with rigor mortis and the body had swelled enough in decomposition so that buttons had started to pop off the shirt, which the night before had been pajama-loose.
You see, if she did, and he said she probably wouldn’t get anything unless Miss Dawson either made a will or died before January, 1926, and if after that the old lady did unexpectedly pop off in October, 1925, wouldn’t the solicitor-johnnie feel inclined to ask questions?
“Anytime dudes and liquor is both in play, anything could pop off ’round this bitch.”
When all is done, I will turn, Mr. Swagger will pop off my blindfold, and using iSniper, I’ll shoot cold-bore offhand and bang all three in under five seconds.