[ mahynd-pop ]

nounPsychology Informal.
  1. a word, phrase, image, or sound that comes into the mind suddenly and involuntarily and is usually related to a recent experience.

Origin of mind-pop

First recorded in 2000–05; mind + pop1; coined by George Mandler (1924–2016), Austrian psychologist

Words Nearby mind-pop

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