plop down

Definition of plop down

informal

  1. 1 :  to sit or lie down in a heavy or careless way They plopped down on the floor. He plopped himself down in the chair.

  2. 2 :  to drop or place (something or someone) in a heavy or careless way He plopped the tray down.

  3. 3 US :  to pay or spend (money) I can't afford to just plop down $30 for a T-shirt. He'd already plopped a lot of money down for legal fees.

Word by Word Definitions

plopplay
  1. :  to fall, drop, or move suddenly with a sound like that of something dropping into water

    :  to set, drop, or throw heavily

    :  to place or set carelessly or hastily

downplay
  1. :  toward or in a lower physical position

    :  to a lying or sitting position

    :  toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

  1. :  down (see 1down) along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on

  1. :  to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as

    :  to cause to fall by or as if by shooting :  bring down

    :  consume

  1. :  occupying a low position

    :  lying on the ground

    :  directed or going downward

  1. :  descent, depression

    :  an instance of putting down (see 1down) (as an opponent in wrestling)

    :  a complete play to advance the ball

  1. :  an undulating usually treeless upland with sparse soil

    :  a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England

  1. :  a covering of soft fluffy feathers

    :  these feathers

    :  something soft and fluffy like down


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