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Pop \Pop\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Popped (p[o^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. Popping.]

  1. To make a pop, or sharp, quick sound; as, the muskets popped away on all sides.

  2. To enter, or issue forth, with a quick, sudden movement; to move from place to place suddenly; to dart; -- with in, out, upon, off, etc.

    He that killed my king . . . Popp'd in between the election and my hopes.

    A trick of popping up and down every moment.

  3. To burst open with a pop, when heated over a fire; as, this corn pops well.


vb. (en-pastpop)

  1. adj. (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people) [syn: popular]

  2. [also: popping, popped]

  1. n. an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk [syn: dad, dada, daddy, pa, papa, pappa, pater]

  2. a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics" [syn: soda, soda pop, soda water, tonic]

  3. a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork [syn: popping]

  4. music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love [syn: pop music]

  5. [also: popping, popped]

  1. adv. like a pop or with a pop; "everything went pop"

  2. [also: popping, popped]

  1. v. bulge outward; "His eyes popped" [syn: protrude, pop out, bulge, bulge out, bug out, come out]

  2. hit a pop-fly; "He popped out to shortstop"

  3. make a sharp explosive noise; "The cork of the champagne bottle popped"

  4. fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise; "The soldiers were popping"

  5. cause to make a sharp explosive sound; "He popped the champagne bottle"

  6. appear suddenly or unexpectedly; "The farm popped into view as we turned the corner"; "He suddenly popped up out of nowhere" [syn: crop up, pop up]

  7. put or thrust suddenly and forcefully; "pop the pizza into the microwave oven"; "He popped the petit-four into his mouth"

  8. release suddenly; "pop the clutch"

  9. hit or strike; "He popped me on the head"

  10. drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work" [syn: toss off, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, kill]

  11. take drugs, especially orally; "The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves"

  12. cause to burst with a lound, explosive sound; "The child popped the balloon"

  13. burst open with a sharp, explosive sound; "The balloon popped"; "This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven"

  14. [also: popping, popped]


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Usage examples of "popped".

A hundred feet aft, the outer door of the signal ejector opened, and twenty seconds later a solenoid valve in a branch pipe from the auxiliary seawater system popped open, sending high-pressure seawater into the bottom of the signal ejector tube that pushed out the radio buoy.

Patting his pockets, he found some antacid tablets and popped a couple into his mouth.

Remembering the alarm and what it signaled, she leaned through the car window, grabbed her black leather Chanel purse off the car seat, pulled an antacid bottle from its depths, and popped two of the tablets into her mouth.

Reaching into his pocket, Nate pulled out a roll of antacids and popped a couple into his mouth.

Instantly armatures popped out from every direction, metal limbs swinging into place.

CUMMINGS helped himself to a piece of bacon from the platter in front of Asey, took a reflective bite, and absent - mindedly reached out for the slice of toast which had just popped out of the toaster.

She popped out one of the Atenolol tablets that Roland had given her and a couple of Tylenol, swallowing them with the aid of a Coke from the bar.

Hobart Batt popped up in front of them, dapper in a pale pink suit and tie.

Ibou pored over a thick roll of yellowing parchment that smelled powerfully of sheep skin and on which, to his infinite lack of interest, various sums and comments were recorded relative to the Varna beylic for the year 1677, he popped the question.

To his disgust, what popped into his head was not that old primeval male desire for a little horizontal boogaloo with a brand-new partner.

Bobby Bugget popped the top on the first beer of what he hoped would become a short and forgettable bender, he scanned the three familiar faces.

Quickly Newt buzzed away, and Yaz popped out of the hatch to follow him.

He squeezed the arms of his cathedra so tightly in his powerful hands that three pieces of inlay popped out of the tormented wood to clatter down upon the floor, completely unnoticed.

I would have seized that stuck-up old fool Cuesta, and popped him into the guard tent, and kept him there until provisions were handed over for us.

The Dewan half guessed what was in the air, but he blinked his big eyes solemnly, and reaching for a small lacquer box took from it a Ran leaf, with a finger smeared some ground lime on it, and wrapping the leaf around a piece of betel-nut popped it into his capacious mouth.