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Plop   /plɑp/   Listen
Plop

verb
(past & past part. plopped; pres. part. plopping)
1.
Drop something with a plopping sound.
2.
Drop with the sound of something falling into water.
3.
Set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise.  Synonyms: flump, plank, plonk, plump, plump down, plunk, plunk down.  "He planked himself into the sofa"






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"Plop" Quotes from Famous Books



... along through the bushes, while the clatter of the rifles grew nearer, and presently there was a flick— like a frog diving into mud—close by her feet, and she knew there were bullets coming her way. Flick-plop! It came again ...
— Vrouw Grobelaar and Her Leading Cases - Seventeen Short Stories • Perceval Gibbon

... mother of my heart. I'm going to say thank-prayers now, for you, for him, for the whole beautifulness of the world. My windows are wide open on to the Haff. There's no sound at all, except that little plop, plop, of the water against the terrace wall. Sometimes a bird flutters for a moment in the trees of the forest on either side of the garden, turning over in its sleep, I suppose, and then everything is still again, so still; ...
— Christine • Alice Cholmondeley

... never forgave the scratch on his nose, nor yet Mrs Puss's boast that he was afraid of her; so he walked softly along the wall, and on to the tool-shed, and with one bouncing leap came down plop upon the ...
— Featherland - How the Birds lived at Greenlawn • George Manville Fenn



Words linked to "Plop" :   fall, go down, set down, colloquialism, put down, drop, plump down, come down, descend, noise, place down



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