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pop

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of pop




pop

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pop

  1. a loud explosive sound <the soda can opened with a sharp pop> Synonyms bang, blast, boom, crack, crash, pop, report, slam, smash, snap, thunderclap, thwack, whack, whomp, whumpRelated Words thunk, wham; clang, clangor, clank, clash; knock, rap, tap; blare, clamor, howl, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, outcry, roar, tumult, uproar




pop

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pop

  1. a male human parent <ask your pop if he knows where the keys to the shed are> Synonyms dad, daddy, old man, pa, papa (also poppa), pater [chiefly British], pop, sireRelated Words paterfamilias, patriarch; father figure, father image; stepfather




pop

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pop

  1. 1 to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure <a balloon popped suddenly and startled us all> Synonyms blow, blow up, burst, crump, detonate, go off, explodeRelated Words fragment, shatter, smash, splinter; discharge, fire, shoot; balloon, burgeon (also bourgeon), mushroomNear Antonyms collapse, fizzleAntonyms implode

  2. 2 to break suddenly with an explosive sound <the last strand popped, causing the chandelier to drop to the floor with a great crash> Synonyms crack, snapRelated Words rend, rive, split; crackle, hiss, sizzle, sputter; burst, explode, shatter; clack, clatter, click

  3. 3 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive <popping popcorn over a campfire> Synonyms blow, blow up, burst, demolish, explode, blast, shatter, smashRelated Words dynamite; annihilate, decimate, destroy; ruin, wreck; detonate, discharge; fragment, splinterNear Antonyms collapse, implode

  4. 4 to strike with a missile from a gun <went into the woods hoping to pop the rabbit that was eating our vegetables> Synonyms drill, gun, plug, shootRelated Words blow away, bring down, drop, pick off, shoot down; blaze, pepper, potshot, snipe (at); blast (at), fire (at); pistol, shotgun; machine-gun, tommy-gun; croak [slang], destroy, dispatch, do in, fell, ice [slang], kill, slay; annihilate, blot out, butcher, decimate, massacre, slaughter, wipe out





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