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Dictionary definition for: Pop

1. (r) like a pop or with a pop; "everything went pop"

2. (n) an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk

3. (s) (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)

4. (v) bulge outward; "His eyes popped"

5. (n) a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics"

6. (v) hit a pop-fly; "He popped out to shortstop"

7. (n) a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork

8. (v) make a sharp explosive noise; "The cork of the champagne bottle popped"

9. (v) fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise; "The soldiers were popping"

10. (n) 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

11. (v) cause to make a sharp explosive sound; "He popped the champagne bottle"

12. (v) appear suddenly or unexpectedly; "The farm popped into view as we turned the corner" "He suddenly popped up out of nowhere"

13. (v) put or thrust suddenly and forcefully; "pop the pizza into the microwave oven" "He popped the petit-four into his mouth"

14. (v) release suddenly; "pop the clutch"

15. (v) hit or strike; "He popped me on the head"

16. (v) drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner" "She killed a bottle of brandy that night" "They popped a few beer after work"

17. (v) take drugs, especially orally; "The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves"

18. (v) cause to burst with a lound, explosive sound; "The child popped the balloon"

19. (v) burst open with a sharp, explosive sound; "The balloon popped" "This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven"

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