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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.


Synonymsplunk


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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