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Pop

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Definition of pop
- Pop adj : (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people) [syn: {popular}] n
- An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk [syn: {dad}, {dada}, {daddy}, {pa}, {papa}, {pappa}, {pater}]
- A sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics" [syn: {soda}, {soda pop}, {soda water}, {tonic}]
- A sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork [syn: {popping}]
- 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" v
- Bulge outward; "His eyes popped" [syn: {protrude}, {pop out}, {bulge}, {bulge out}, {bug out}, {come out}]
- Hit a pop-fly; "He popped out to shortstop"
- Make a sharp explosive noise; "The cork of the champagne bottle popped"
- Fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise; "The soldiers were popping"
- Cause to make a sharp explosive sound; "He popped the champagne bottle"
- 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}]
- Put or thrust suddenly and forcefully; "pop the pizza into the microwave oven"; "He popped the petit-four into his mouth"
- Release suddenly; "pop the clutch"
- Hit or strike; "He popped me on the head"
- 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}]
- Take drugs, especially orally; "The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves"
- Cause to burst with a lound, explosive sound; "The child popped the balloon"
- Burst open with a sharp, explosive sound; "The balloon popped"; "This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven" [also: {popping}, {popped}]
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