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English definition of “plop”

plop

noun [S] uk   /plɒp/ us    /plɑːp/ informal
a soft sound like that of something solid dropping lightly into a liquid: The stone fell into the water with a plop.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
plop
adverb uk   us  
Her earring went plop into the soup.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact

plop

verb uk   /plɒp/ us    /plɑːp/ (-pp-)

plop verb (PUT DOWN)

[I or T, + adv/prep] to sit down or land heavily or without taking care, or to put something down without taking care: He came and plopped down next to me. Lynn plopped a paper cup down beside her.Sitting and standing

plop verb (FALL)

[I usually + adv/prep] informal to fall with a soft sound: I noticed drops of water plopping onto the carpet.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
(Definition of plop from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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