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plop

verb \ˈpläp\

: to fall, drop, or move with a sound like something dropping into liquid

: to drop (something) into a liquid so that it makes a splashing sound

: to sit or lie down in a heavy or careless way : to allow your body to drop heavily or carelessly

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Full Definition of PLOP

intransitive verb
1
:  to fall, drop, or move suddenly with a sound like that of something dropping into water
2
:  to allow the body to drop heavily —usually used with down <plopped down on the couch>
transitive verb
1
:  to set, drop, or throw heavily
2
:  to place or set carelessly or hastily <plopped the money into stocks>
plop noun

Examples of PLOP

  1. The stone plopped into the river.
  2. An ice cube plopped noisily into the glass.
  3. I filled the glass with water and plopped a few ice cubes into it.
  4. She plopped onto the couch.
  5. They plopped down on the floor.
  6. He plopped himself down in the chair.

Origin of PLOP

imitative
First Known Use: 1821

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