pop-in

[ pop-in ]
/ ˈpɒpˌɪn /

adjective

requiring only a quick insertion into a receptacle to be ready for use: pop-in film cassettes; a pop-in frozen dinner.

Origin of pop-in

adj. use of verb phrase pop in

Definition for pop in (2 of 2)

Origin of pop

1
1375–1425; late Middle English (noun) poppe a blow; (v.) poppen to strike; of expressive orig.

Regional variation note

19. See soda pop.
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British Dictionary definitions for pop in (1 of 4)

POP


abbreviation for

point of presence: a device that enables access to the internet
internet post office protocol: a protocol which brings e-mail to and from a mail server
Post Office Preferred (size of envelopes, etc)
persistent organic pollutant

British Dictionary definitions for pop in (2 of 4)

See also pop off, pop-up

Word Origin for pop

C14: of imitative origin

British Dictionary definitions for pop in (3 of 4)

pop

2
/ (pɒp) /

noun

  1. music of general appeal, esp among young people, that originated as a distinctive genre in the 1950s. It is generally characterized by a strong rhythmic element and the use of electrical amplification
  2. (as modifier)pop music; a pop record; a pop group
informal a piece of popular or light classical music

adjective

informal short for popular

British Dictionary definitions for pop in (4 of 4)

pop

3
/ (pɒp) /

noun

an informal word for father
informal a name used in addressing an old or middle-aged man
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