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English adjective: pop

1. pop (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)


Synonymspopular


Similarnonclassical


Domain categoryart, artistic creation, artistic production, music


Antonymsclassical, classic


English noun: pop

1. pop (person) an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk


Synonymsdad, dada, daddy, pa, papa, pappa


Broader (hypernym)begetter, father, male parent

2. pop (food) a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring


SamplesIn New England they call sodas tonics.


Synonymssoda, soda pop, soda water, tonic


Broader (hypernym)soft drink


Substance holonymcarbonated water, club soda, seltzer, soda water, sparkling water

3. pop (event) a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork


Synonymspopping


Broader (hypernym)sound

4. pop (communication) music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love


Synonymspop music


Broader (hypernym)popular music, popular music genre


English adverb: pop

1. pop like a pop or with a pop


SamplesEverything went pop.


English verb: pop

1. pop (motion) bulge outward


SamplesHis eyes popped.


Synonymsbug out, bulge, bulge out, come out, pop out, protrude, start


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change form, change shape, deform

2. pop (contact) hit a pop-fly


SamplesHe popped out to shortstop.


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


Broader (hypernym)hit


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

3. pop (perception) make a sharp explosive noise


SamplesThe cork of the champagne bottle popped.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, sound


Narrower (hyponym)sputter


Verb grouppop

4. pop (competition) fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise


SamplesThe soldiers were popping.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)discharge, fire

5. pop (perception) cause to make a sharp explosive sound


SamplesHe popped the champagne bottle.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)sound


Verb grouppop

6. pop (perception) appear suddenly or unexpectedly


SamplesThe farm popped into view as we turned the corner.
He suddenly popped up out of nowhere.


Synonymscrop up, pop up


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)appear

7. pop (contact) put or thrust suddenly and forcefully


SamplesPop the pizza into the microwave oven.
He popped the petit-four into his mouth.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)throw, thrust

8. pop (contact) release suddenly


SamplesPop the clutch.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)let go, let go of, release, relinquish

9. pop (contact) hit or strike


SamplesHe popped me on the head.


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


Broader (hypernym)hit

10. pop (consumption) drink down entirely


SamplesHe downed three martinis before dinner.
She killed a bottle of brandy that night.
They popped a few beer after work.


Synonymsbelt down, bolt down, down, drink down, kill, pour down, toss off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)drink, imbibe

11. pop (consumption) take drugs, especially orally


SamplesThe man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)inject


Narrower (hyponym)skin pop

12. pop (change) cause to burst with a loud, explosive sound


SamplesThe child popped the balloon.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)burst, collapse


Verb grouppop

13. pop (change) burst open with a sharp, explosive sound


SamplesThe balloon popped.
This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)break open, burst, split


Verb grouppop









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