pop adj : (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people) [syn: popular]
1 an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk [syn: dad, dada, daddy, pa, papa, pappa, pater]
2 a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics" [syn: soda, soda pop, soda water, tonic]
3 a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork [syn: popping]
4 music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love [syn: pop music] adv : like a pop or with a pop; "everything went pop"
2 hit a pop-fly; "He popped out to shortstop"
3 make a sharp explosive noise; "The cork of the champagne bottle popped"
4 fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise; "The soldiers were popping"
5 cause to make a sharp explosive sound; "He popped the champagne bottle"
6 appear suddenly or unexpectedly; "The farm popped into view as we turned the corner"; "He suddenly popped up out of nowhere" [syn: crop up, pop up]
7 put or thrust suddenly and forcefully; "pop the pizza into the microwave oven"; "He popped the petit-four into his mouth"
8 release suddenly; "pop the clutch"
9 hit or strike; "He popped me on the head"
10 drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work" [syn: toss off, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, kill]
11 take drugs, especially orally; "The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves"
12 cause to burst with a lound, explosive sound; "The child popped the balloon"
13 burst open with a sharp, explosive sound; "The balloon popped"; "This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven" [also: popping, popped]
- Rhymes with: -ɒp
Etymology 1Onomatopoeic – used to describe the sound, or short, sharp actions.
- A loud, sharp sound as of a cork coming out of a bottle.
- Listen to the pop of a Champagne cork.
- In the context of "uncountable|colloquial": an effervescent or fizzy drink most frequently nonalcoholic; soda pop.
- Shortened from pop shot, take
quick, possibly unaimed, shot with a firearm. Possibly confusion, by
pot as in pot shot.
- The man with the gun took a pop at the rabbit.
- a portion, a
- They cost 50 pence a pop.
- Sound made in imitation of the sound.
- Spanish: pum
Etymology 2From papa or poppa
- Affectionate form of father.
- My pop used to tell me to do my homework every night.
Etymology 3From |popular, by shortening
Etymology 2abbreviation of popular
- (From the English word) pop (popular).
Pop may refer to:
A truncation of popular:
- Pop (Happy Tree Friends), a Happy Tree Friends character
Pop may also refer to:
- Another word for explode.
- Gregg Popovich, Head Coach of the NBA's San Antonio Spurs, as in Coach Pop
- Popping (dance), a style of street dance
- Population, collection of people or organisms in a given area or space
- Point of Purchase, in retailing, a stand to promote last minute impulsive buys
- Problem-oriented policing, a policing strategy developed by Herman Goldstein
- Process Oriented Psychology aka 'Process Work', a body of theory and psychotherapeutic practice
- Proof of Payment of one's rapid transit fare
- Pop Tate, a fictional character from Archie Comics
- Puerto Plata Airport's IATA Airport Code
- Abbreviated form of "Papa" or "Pappa", American English colloquilisms for father
- Poppleton railway station, England; National Rail station code POP
- Pirates of Penzance
pop in Czech: Pop
pop in Welsh: Pop
pop in German: Pop
pop in Spanish: Pop (desambiguación)
pop in Esperanto: POP
pop in French: Pop
pop in Indonesian: Pop
pop in Icelandic: Pop
pop in Italian: POP
pop in Hebrew: פופ (פירושונים)
pop in Dutch: Pop
pop in Japanese: POP
pop in Norwegian: Pop
pop in Polish: Pop
pop in Portuguese: Pop
pop in Russian: Поп
pop in Simple English: POP
pop in Slovak: Pop
pop in Slovenian: Pop
pop in Serbian: Поп (вишезначна одредница)
pop in Chinese: Pop
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