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pop

Definitions


[pɒp], (Verb)

Definitions:
- make a light explosive sound
(e.g: corks popped and glasses tinkled)

- go somewhere for a short time, often without notice
(e.g: she popped in to see if she could help)

- (of a person's eyes) open wide and appear to bulge, especially with surprise
(e.g: the man's eyes popped in disbelief)

- appear brighter or more striking in juxtaposition with something of a different or complementary colour
(e.g: she added a slick of red lipstick to make the outfit pop)

- take or inject (a drug)
(e.g: Williams had spent his life hitting the bottle and popping pills)

- pawn (something)
(e.g: I wouldn't ever sell it—I popped it)


Phrases:
- have a pop at
- make someone's eyes pop
- pop one's clogs
- pop the question
- — a pop

Origin:
late Middle English (in the senses ‘a blow, knock’ and ‘to strike’): imitative


[pɒp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a light explosive sound
(e.g: there were a few pops, perhaps from pistols)

- a sweet fizzy drink such as lemonade
(e.g: a bottle of pop)

- a patch of bright colour
(e.g: I like wearing a neutral outfit with one pop of yellow)

- a ball hit high in the air but not far from the home plate, providing an easy catch
(e.g: he caught a pop fly for the third out of the seventh inning)


Phrases:
- have a pop at
- make someone's eyes pop
- pop one's clogs
- pop the question
- — a pop

Origin:


[pɒp], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- with a light explosive sound
(e.g: the champagne went pop)


Phrases:
- have a pop at
- make someone's eyes pop
- pop one's clogs
- pop the question
- — a pop

Origin:


[pɒp], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- relating to commercial popular music
(e.g: pop singers)

- (especially of a scientific or academic subject) made accessible to the general public; popularized
(e.g: pop psychology)


Phrases:

Origin:
late 19th century: abbreviation of popular


[pɒp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- commercial popular music, in particular accessible, tuneful music of a kind popular since the 1950s and sometimes contrasted with rock, soul, or other forms of popular music
(e.g: their quasi-psychedelic pop is pleasantly uplifting and danceable)


Phrases:

Origin:


[pɒp], (Noun)

Definitions:


Phrases:

Origin:
mid 19th century: abbreviation of poppa


[pɒp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a piece of flavoured ice or ice cream on a stick
(e.g: frozen fruit pops)


Phrases:

Origin:
late 19th century: originally (in ice pop) shortened from lollipop; in later use probably shortened from popsicle


[], (Residual)

Definitions:
- persistent organic pollutant.

- point of presence, denoting equipment that provides access to the internet.

- (in the UK) Post Office Preferred, used to specify the size of envelopes and other items.

- Post Office Protocol.


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