Meaning of “plump” in the English Dictionary

"plump" in British English

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plumpadjective

uk /plʌmp/ us /plʌmp/

plumpverb [ T ]

uk /plʌmp/ us /plʌmp/

to shake and push something to make it round and soft:

(Definition of “plump” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"plump" in American English

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plumpadjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /plʌmp/

having a soft, rounded shape; slightly fat:

plump hands
a plump, middle-aged woman
The berries are plump and juicy.

plumpverb [ T ]

us /plʌmp/

to shake or pat something to make it bigger, rounder, and softer:

The nurse plumped the pillows.

(Definition of “plump” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)