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a pop

Definition of a pop

US informal

  1. :  for each one :  apiece <The tickets are selling at $50 a pop.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to strike or knock sharply :  hit

    :  to push, put, or thrust suddenly and often deftly

    :  to cause to explode or burst open

  1. :  a sharp explosive sound

    :  a shot from a gun

    :  soda pop

  1. :  like or with a pop :  suddenly

  1. :  father

  1. : :  popular : as

    :  of or relating to popular music

    :  of or relating to the popular culture disseminated through the mass media

  1. :  popular music

    :  pop art

    :  pop culture

  1. : population


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