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Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘plop’.

Plop
Pronunciation:
\ˈpläp\
Function:
verb
Inflected Form(s):
plopped; plop·ping
Etymology:
imitative
Date:
1821

intransitive verb
1 : to fall, drop, or move suddenly with a sound like that of something dropping into water
2 : to allow the body to drop heavily —usually used with down<plopped down on the couch>
transitive verb
1 : to set, drop, or throw heavily
2 : to place or set carelessly or hastily <plopped the money into stocks>


plop. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plop
 
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