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pop 1

v. popped, pop·ping, pops
1. To make a short, sharp, explosive sound.
2. To burst open with a short, sharp, explosive sound.
3. To move quickly or unexpectedly; appear abruptly: At last the cottage popped into view.
4. To open wide suddenly: The child's eyes popped with astonishment.
5. To have the eustachian tubes open suddenly, equalizing pressure on both sides of the eardrum in response to changes in atmospheric pressure, as in a descending airplane: After I swallowed, my ears popped.
6. Baseball To hit a short high fly ball, especially one that can be caught by an infielder: popped out to shortstop.
7. To shoot a firearm, such as a pistol.
a. To be exciting: a club that really pops at night.
b. To be visually striking: a logo that really pops.
1. To cause to make a sharp bursting sound.
2. To cause to open with a sharp bursting sound: popped the hood of the car to check the oil.
3. To cause to explode with a sharp bursting sound: popped the balloon.
4. To put or thrust suddenly or unexpectedly: "popping a crisp plump shrimp into her mouth" (Kathleen Winsor).
a. To discharge (a firearm).
b. To fire at; shoot.
6. To hit or strike: popped me on the head.
7. Baseball To hit (a ball) high in the air but not far.
8. To release (a clutch) suddenly.
9. Slang
a. To take (drugs), especially orally: "To calm a case of the jitters ... the bride popped Valium" (People).
b. To have (a drink): popped a few beers after work.
10. Slang To take into legal custody; arrest: "Her friend was visiting and got popped for a DUI while he was driving her car" (Jamie Harrison).
1. A sudden sharp, explosive sound.
2. A shot with a firearm.
3. Chiefly Midwestern US See soft drink. See Note at tonic.
4. Baseball A pop fly.
1. With a popping sound.
2. Abruptly or unexpectedly.
Phrasal Verbs:
pop for
Informal To pay for: I'll pop for the video if you buy some snacks.
pop in (or by)
Informal To visit briefly: just popped in to say hello.
pop off Informal
1. To leave abruptly or hurriedly.
2. To die suddenly.
3. To speak thoughtlessly in a burst of released anger.
a pop
Slang Apiece; each: Tickets to the benefit were $100 a pop.
pop the question Informal
To propose marriage.

[Middle English poppen, from pop, a blow, stroke, of imitative origin.]

pop 2

n. Informal

[Short for papa.]

pop 3

 (pŏp) Informal
1. Of or for the general public; popular or popularized: pop culture; pop psychology.
2. Of, relating to, or specializing in popular music: a pop singer.
3. Of or suggestive of pop art: a pop style.
1. Popular music.
2. Pop art.

[Short for popular.]


1. Computers point of presence
2. point of purchase
3. proof of purchase
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pop off

vb (intr, adverb)
1. to depart suddenly or unexpectedly
2. to die, esp suddenly or unexpectedly: he popped off at the age of sixty.
3. to speak out angrily or indiscreetly: he popped off at his boss and got fired.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.pop off - leave quickly
go forth, leave, go away - go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
2.pop off - pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain lifepop off - pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
abort - cease development, die, and be aborted; "an aborting fetus"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
asphyxiate, stifle, suffocate - be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen; "The child suffocated under the pillow"
buy it, pip out - be killed or die;
drown - die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating; "The child drowned in the lake"
predecease - die before; die earlier than; "She predeceased her husband"
conk out, go bad, break down, die, fail, give out, give way, break, go - stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident"
starve, famish - die of food deprivation; "The political prisoners starved to death"; "Many famished in the countryside during the drought"
die - suffer or face the pain of death; "Martyrs may die every day for their faith"
fall - die, as in battle or in a hunt; "Many soldiers fell at Verdun"; "Several deer have fallen to the same gun"; "The shooting victim fell dead"
succumb, yield - be fatally overwhelmed
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pop 1

1. To make a sudden sharp, explosive noise:
2. To come open or fly apart suddenly and violently, as from internal pressure:
blow (out), burst, explode.
Slang: bust.
3. To deliver a powerful blow to suddenly and sharply:
Informal: biff, bop, clip, wallop.
Slang: belt, conk, paste.
Idioms: let someone have it, sock it to someone.
phrasal verb
pop in
To go to or seek out the company of in order to socialize:
Idiom: pay a visit.
phrasal verb
pop off
Informal. To cease living:
Idioms: bite the dust, breathe one's last, cash in, give up the ghost, go to one's grave, kick the bucket, meet one's end, pass on to the Great Beyond, turn up one's toes.
A sudden sharp, explosive noise:
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w>pop off

vi (Brit inf)
(= die suddenly)den Löffel abgeben (sl)
(= go off)verschwinden (inf)(to nach); do you fancy popping off to Spain for a week?wie wärs, wollen wir für eine Woche nach Spanien verschwinden?
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'And you pop off, too, all of you,' continued Mr Bryce.
But "no, he was a short-necked, apoplectic sort of fellow, and, plied well with good things, would soon pop off."
'Anybody can pop off at any given night and that's great firepower to have.'
Apple is being sued over allegations of a defect in the Apple Watch Series 3 that causes the battery to swell and the screen to potentially pop off the watch's main body or crack, Business Insider's Antonio Villas-Boas reports.
They chose the part of the image that they wanted to POP off of the page (as a relief) and drew that by tracing the first one.
But Sheppard said: "We were going through a sticky patch and everyone was only too happy to jump on the bandwagon and have a pop off Cork.
If the arrow doesn't pop off the string, it's too tight.
The company is recalling 1783 600ml glass bottles of tonic water "on a precautionary basis" because there have been reports that the bottle caps pop off unexpectedly.
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"The President can't just pop off or lash out irrationally.