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Dictionary definition for: Plump

1. (n) the sound of a sudden heavy fall

2. (v) drop sharply; "The stock market plummeted"

3. (s) euphemisms for slightly fat; "a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton; "chubby babies" "pleasingly plump"

4. (r) straight down especially heavily or abruptly; "the anchor fell plump into the sea" "we dropped the rock plump into the water"

5. (v) set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; "He planked the money on the table" "He planked himself into the sofa"

6. (v) make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"

7. (v) give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; "I plumped for the losing candidates"

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