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Definition of "pop" []

  • To make a short, sharp, explosive sound. (verb-intransitive)
  • To burst open with a short, sharp, explosive sound. (verb-intransitive)
  • To move quickly or unexpectedly; appear abruptly: At last the cottage popped into view. (verb-intransitive)
  • To open wide suddenly: The child's eyes popped with astonishment. (verb-intransitive)
  • Baseball To hit a short high fly ball, especially one that can be caught by an infielder: popped out to shortstop. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pop" in a sentence
  • "And yoo can pop tehm in teh toaster there *pop pop* *Pop UP, pop UP* *butter buttter butter**8"
  • "Billsburg, we can hear the since familiar _tick -- tack_, _pip -- pop -- pop_ of a rattling skirmish, and the _vroom -- vroom_ of volley firing."
  • ""When I don't see any little crabs on the shore, or sticking up out of the water, I usually see them blowing bubbles from under the water; the little bubbles go _puff, puff, puff_, and then they go _pop, pop, pop_, and they show me where the little juicy crabs are, so I can put my paw in and catch them."