verb (used without object), plopped, plop·ping.
verb (used with object), plopped, plop·ping.
Origin of plop
Related Words for ploppingplunk, flutter, totter, flag, teeter, dangle, topple, flap, jerk, tumble, hang, sag, drop, slump, lop, wave, flounder, stagger, droop, toss
Examples from the Web for plopping
Contemporary Examples of plopping
He sat down, smiled, and surprised the group by plopping two packs of Winston Reds on the table and lighting a cigarette.Syria’s Islamist Rebels
August 2, 2012
Historical Examples of plopping
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
The old crone puffed up again at this unexpected flare, and went out of the room, plopping her feet on floor and mumbling.Birthright
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
verb plops, plopping or plopped
Word Origin for plop
1821, imitative of the sound of a smooth object dropping into water. Related: Plopped; plopping. Thackary (mid-19c.) used plap (v.). As a noun from 1833.