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pop

verb  /pɑp/ (-pp-) us  

pop verb (SOUND)

[I/T] to make a short little explosive sound, often by bursting something, or to cause this to happen: [T] The kids were popping all the birthday balloons.

pop verb (MOVE)

[I always + adv/prep] to move or appear quickly, suddenly, or when not expected: McEnroe hits it and the ball pops over his shoulder. There are lots of good young players popping up these days.
Idioms

pop

adjective [not gradable]  /pɑp/ us  

pop adjective [not gradable] (POPULAR)

of or for the general public: pop art pop culture pop music

pop

noun  /pɑp/ us  

pop noun (FATHER)

[C] infml a father: Hey Pop, can I borrow the car?

pop noun (DRINK)

[C/U] regional US ( dated soda pop) a soft drink
(Definition of pop verb, adjective, noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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