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a loud explosive sound
  • the soda can opened with a sharp pop

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a male human parent
  • ask your pop if he knows where the keys to the shed are

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pop

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of pop (Entry 3 of 4)

1 to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure
  • a balloon popped suddenly and startled us all

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2 to break suddenly with an explosive sound
  • the last strand popped, causing the chandelier to drop to the floor with a great crash

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3 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
  • popping popcorn over a campfire

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4 to strike with a missile from a gun
  • went into the woods hoping to pop the rabbit that was eating our vegetables

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Synonyms & Antonyms of pop (Entry 4 of 4)

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The first known use of pop was in the 15th century

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“Pop.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pop. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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