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Definition of the noun plop

What does plop mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: plops

  1. the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • more generic word: noise = sound of any kind

Alternative definition of the noun plop

noun

  1. A sound or action like liquid hitting a hard surface.
  2. [British] slang for excrement, derived from the "plop" sound made when the former hits water in a toilet.
  3. [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?

adverb

  1. with a short hollow thud
    • example: plop came the ball down to the corner of the green
    • usage: colloquialism
    • synonym of plop: plunk

Definition of the verb plop

What does plop mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: plopped, plopping

  1. drop something with a plopping sound
  2. drop with the sound of something falling into water
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic terms: come down / descend / fall / go down = move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
  3. set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise

Alternative definition of the verb plop

verb

  1. To make the sound of liquid hitting a hard surface.
  2. To land heavily or loosely.
  3. [British] To excrete, derived from the "plop" sound made when excrement hits water in a toilet.

Business

Plop is a record label.

Group

Plop is a musical group.

Music

"Plop" is a musical album of Walter De Donder.

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Miscellanea

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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Google previewEncyclopedia of World Trade: From Ancient Times to the Present (2015)

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 ...

Google previewEssential Dictionary of Music (2005)

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.

Google previewMongolian-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, ...

Google previewThe Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising (2015)

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 ...

Google previewConcise 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

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb 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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