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Definition of the noun plop
What does plop mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: plops
- the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash
Alternative definition of the noun plop
- A sound or action like liquid hitting a hard surface.
- [British] slang for excrement, derived from the "plop" sound made when the former hits water in a toilet.
- [UK, puerile] a person whom the speaker dislikes.
Definition of the adverb plop
What does plop mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- with a short hollow thud
Definition of the verb plop
What does plop mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: plopped, plopping
- drop something with a plopping sound
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Location] There ticked a grandather clock in the hallway [Agent] [Verb] [Theme] I buzzed the bell [Location] [Verb] with [Theme] The street sang with horns [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] The door hinges squeaked [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] [Oblique] The bell chimed the hour [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] Horns beeped in the street [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] In the hallway ticked a gradfather clock
Verbs of Emission (with the same syntax): babble, bang, beat, beep, bellow, blare, blast, blat, boom, bubble, burble, burr, buzz, chatter, chime, chink, chitter, chug, clack, clang, clank, clap, clash, clatter, click, cling, clink, clomp, clump, clunk, crack, crackle, crash, creak, crepitate, crunch, cry, ding, dong, drone, explode, fizz, fizzle, groan, growl, gurgle, hiss, hoot, howl, hum, jangle, jingle, knell, knock, lilt, moan, murmur, patter, peal, ping, pink, pipe, plonk, plunk, pop, purr, putter, rap, rasp, rattle, ring, roar, roll, rumble, rustle, scream, screech, shriek, shrill, sing, sizzle, snap, sough, sound, splash, splutter, sputter, squawk, squeak, squeal, squelch, strike, swish, swoosh, thrum, thud, thump, thunder, thunk, tick, ting, tinkle, toll, toot, tootle, trill, trumpet, twang, ululate, vroom, wail, wheeze, whine, whir, whish, whisper, whistle, whoosh, zing.
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- more generic word: drop = let fall to the ground
- drop with the sound of something falling into water
- set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
- examples: The children plop in the rocking chair | There plop some children in the rocking chair
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula Verbs with the same syntax [Agent - being] [Verb] The dog flopped Verbs of Assuming a Position: bend, bow, crouch, flop, hang, hunch, kneel, lean, lie, lie down, perch, rise, sit, sit down, slouch, slump, sprawl, squat, stand, stand up, stoop, straddle [Agent - being] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] The dog flopped in the corner there [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Theme, indefinite] There stood on the corner a statue Verbs of Existence: balance, bend, bow, crouch, dangle, droop, flop, fly, hang, hover, huddle, hunch, jut, kneel, lean, lie, loll, loom, lounge, nestle, open, perch, project, protrude, recline, repose, rest, rise, roost, sag, sit, slope, slouch, slump, sprawl, squat, stand, stoop, straddle, swing, tilt, tower [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Location] They stood the statue on the pedestal [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] John slouched [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] The statue stood on the corner [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] On the pedestal stood a statue
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonyms of plop: flump / plank / plonk / plump / plump down / plunk / plunk down
- more generic terms: place down / put down / set down = cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
Alternative definition of the verb plop
- To make the sound of liquid hitting a hard surface.
- To land heavily or loosely.
- [British] To excrete, derived from the "plop" sound made when excrement hits water in a toilet.
Plop is a record label.
Plop is a musical group.
"Plop" is a musical album of Walter De Donder.
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Plop a.k.a. Plop!, "The New Magazine of Weird Humor!", was a comic book anthology published by DC Comics in the mid-1970s. It falls into the horror / humor genre. There were 24 issues in all and the series ran from Sept./Oct. 1973 to Nov./Dec. 1976.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Plop
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From Ancient Times to the Present by Cynthia Clark Northrup, Jerry H. Bentley, Alfred E. Eckes, Jr, Patrick Manning, Kenneth Pomeranz, Steven Topik
®Plop,. Plop, Fizz, Fizz, Oh what a relief it is, ̄ and. ®Sometimes. you feel like a nut, sometimes you don«t ̄ are jingles that viewers retain subconsciously. The effectiveness of these ad campaigns can be judged by how many people begin ...
The Most Practical and Useful Music Dictionary for Students and Professionals by L. C. Harnsberger
plop: A technique on wind instruments where a rapid chromatic or diatonic scale is played down into the main note.
Mongolian-English Dictionary (2013)
by Ferdinand D Lessing
a subdued, splashy sound, similar to English "plop": the sound of frogs jumping into the water, also the boiling of thick liquids, etc. -- lay bucalxu. For a liquid to boil with the sound " plop, ...
by John McDonough, Karen Egolf
plop, fizz, fizz. ̄ Advertising expenditures by Miles in the early 1970s remained near the $48 million mark, although the company opened a new marketing front in 1970 through the acquisition of Worthington Foods, Inc., which marketed a line ...
Concise English Dictionary (2007)
by Wordsworth Editions, Limited
p\op plop, n. the sound of a small object falling vertically into water: the sound of the movement of small bodies of water: the sound of a cork coming out of a bottle, or of a bursting bubble .
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Usage statistics about plop
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One of the problems that we have as American journalists is that we bring the American cultural baggage with us and we plop it down and it follows us around and that's just a fact of life. (John Pomfret)
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Scrabble value of P3L1O1P3
The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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