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Definition 1: the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash - [noun denoting event]

(plop is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 2: set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise - [verb of contact]

Samples where plop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He planked the money on the table
  • He planked himself into the sofa

Synonyms for plop in the sense of this definition

(plop is a kind of ...) cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place

"set down your bags here"

Definition 3: drop with the sound of something falling into water - [verb of motion]

(plop is a kind of ...) move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

"The temperature is going down" "The barometer is falling" "The curtain fell on the diva" "Her hand went up and then fell again"

Definition 4: drop something with a plopping sound - [verb of motion]

(plop is a kind of ...) let fall to the ground

"Don't drop the dishes"

Definition 5: with a short hollow thud - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where plop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • plop came the ball down to the corner of the green

Synonyms for plop in the sense of this definition

(plop is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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