Plop - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |plɑːp|  American pronunciation of the word plop
Brit.  |plɒp|  British pronunciation of the word plop

noun

- the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash

verb

- drop something with a plopping sound
- drop with the sound of something falling into water
- set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise (syn: flump, plank, plonk, plump, plunk)

adverb

- with a short hollow thud(syn: plunk)

Examples

The stone plopped into the river.

An ice cube plopped noisily into the glass.

I filled the glass with water and plopped a few ice cubes into it.

She plopped onto the couch.

They plopped down on the floor.

He plopped himself down in the chair.

The gas fire went out with a plop.

All the modern hotels they have plopped all around the once beautiful town.

All the surface of the river was winking and plopping in the rain.

The soap fell into the bath with a loud plop.

The frog plopped back into the pond.

I plopped a couple of ice cubes into the drink.

plop came the ball down to the corner of the green

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: plop
he/she/it: plops
present participle: plopping
past tense: plopped
past participle: plopped
noun
singular: plop
plural: plops
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