Definitions for: Pop


[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
[n] a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork
[n] a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics"
[n] an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
[adv] like a pop or with a pop; "everything went pop"
[adj] (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)
[v] fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise; "The soldiers were popping"
[v] inject into the skin, as of drugs
[v] hit a pop-fly, in baseball
[v] bulge outward; "His eyes popped"
[v] make a sharp explosive noise



Webster (1913) Definition: Pop, n. [Of imitative origin. Cf. Poop.]
1. A small, sharp, quick explosive sound or report; as, to go
off with a pop. --Addison.

2. An unintoxicating beverage which expels the cork with a
pop from the bottle containing it; as, ginger pop; lemon
pop, etc. --Hood.

3. (Zo["o]l.) The European redwing. [Prov. Eng.]

Pop corn.
(a) Corn, or maize, of peculiar excellence for popping;
especially, a kind the grains of which are small and
compact.
(b) Popped corn; which has been popped.


Pop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Popped; p. pr. & vb. n.
Popping.]
1. To make a pop, or sharp, quick sound; as, the muskets
popped away on all sides.

2. To enter, or issue forth, with a quick, sudden movement;
to move from place to place suddenly; to dart; -- with in,
out, upon, off, etc.

He that killed my king . . . Popp'd in between the
election and my hopes. --Shak.

A trick of popping up and down every moment.
--Swift.

3. To burst open with a pop, when heated over a fire; as,
this corn pops well.


Pop, v. t.
1. To thrust or push suddenly; to offer suddenly; to bring
suddenly and unexpectedly to notice; as, to pop one's head
in at the door.

He popped a paper into his hand. --Milton.

2. To cause to pop; to cause to burst open by heat, as grains
of Indian corn; as, to pop corn or chestnuts.

To pop off, to thrust away, or put off promptly; as, to pop
one off with a denial. --Locke.

To pop the question, to make an offer of marriage to a
lady. [Colloq.] --Dickens.


Pop, adv.
Like a pop; suddenly; unexpectedly. ``Pop goes his plate.''
--Beau. & Fl.

Synonyms: bug out, bulge, bulge out, come out, dad, dada, daddy, nonclassical, pa, papa, pappa, pater, pop music, pop out, popping, popular, protrude, skin pop, soda, soda pop, soda water, tonic

See Also: begetter, carbonated water, change form, change shape, club soda, deform, discharge, father, fire, go, hit, inject, male parent, popular music, popular music genre, seltzer, soft drink, sound, sound, sparkling water, sputter

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