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English noun: plop

1. plop (event) the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash

Broader (hypernym)noise

English adverb: plop

1. plop with a short hollow thud

SamplesPlop came the ball down to the corner of the green.


Domain usagecolloquialism

English verb: plop

1. plop (motion) drop something with a plopping sound

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)drop

2. plop (motion) drop with the sound of something falling into water

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)come down, descend, fall, go down

3. plop (contact) set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise

SamplesHe planked the money on the table.
He planked himself into the sofa.

ExamplesThe children plop in the rocking chair, There plop some children in the rocking chair

Synonymsflump, plank, plonk, plump, plump down, plunk, plunk down

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)place down, put down, set down

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