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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To strike or knock sharply. Also: To cause to explode or burst open.

Usage examples (43)
  • Verb (used without object) : The cork popped. ,She popped into the kitchen to check the stove. ,to pop at a mark. ,The news made her eyes pop
  • Noun : We had a couple of pops on the way home
  • Adverb : The balloon went pop. ,Pop, the door flew open!
  • Adjective : The teacher gave us a pop quiz for more
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