or pop·out

[ pop-out ]

Origin of pop-out

First recorded in 1960–65; noun use of verb phrase pop out

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How to use pop-out in a sentence

  • This act made Mr. Noland's eyes fairly pop out of his head, while all the rest stood with open mouths.

    Billy Whiskers' Adventures | Frances Trego Montgomery
  • Corney exclaimed; "for us to rush in one door, and have the bunch of kidnappers pop out another."

    Fred Fenton on the Track | Allen Chapman
  • The words seemed to pop out of my mouth entirely of their own accord.

    The Firefly Of France | Marion Polk Angellotti
  • Billy claims everything in this garden, and he thought they would grow up into the kind of buttons you pop out of a gun.

    The Melting of Molly | Maria Thompson Daviess
  • Indeed, there was enough reason for him to stare as though his eyes would pop out of his head.

    Chums of the Camp Fire | Lawrence J. Leslie