to make a sound like that of something falling or dropping into water: A frog plopped into the pond.
to fall with such a sound: Big raindrops plopped against the window.
to drop or fall with full force or direct impact: He plopped into a chair.
to drop or set down heavily: She plopped her books on the desk.
to cause to plop: The fisherman plopped the bait into the river.
a plopping sound or fall.
the act of plopping.
with a plop: The stone fell plop into the water.
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How to use plop in a sentence
When he was governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie plopped himself on a beach that was closed to his constituents because of a state government shutdown.Texas is freezing, but the roast of Ted Cruz is on | Dan Zak | February 19, 2021 | Washington Post
Say your habit is to plop down on your sofa post-run and watch Netflix with a few IPAs.
I dump a portion of the soaked mixture into a small pot with a satisfying plop.
The entire contraption—think two oil tanks, closely snuggled together but separated by the odor-sensing membrane—was then plopped onto a chip.Scientists Made a Biohybrid Nose Using Cells From Mosquitoes | Shelly Fan | January 26, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Most lunch breaks I return from a run or bike ride and plop one in some water.
He sat down, smiled, and surprised the group by plopping two packs of Winston Reds on the table and lighting a cigarette.
Quite a good lot of bullets were plopping into the water, so the Commodore ordered the Colne to lie further out.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
The old crone puffed up again at this unexpected flare, and went out of the room, plopping her feet on floor and mumbling.Birthright | T.S. Stribling
He could hardly control his fingers as the tapes with possible references began plopping down into the slots.Star Surgeon | Alan Nourse
This is boiling and plopping (I coin this word) like mush in huge pots, or thick soap in mighty caldrons.A Summer's Outing | Carter H. Harrison
British Dictionary definitions for plop
the characteristic sound made by an object dropping into water without a splash
to fall or cause to fall with the sound of a plop: the stone plopped into the water
an exclamation imitative of this sound: to go plop
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