Meaning of “pop” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /pɒp/ present participle popping, past tense and past participle popped

[ I, T ] to make a short sound like a small explosion, or to make something do this by breaking it:

The music played and champagne corks popped.
pop in/out/over, etc informal

B2 to go to a particular place:

Doug's just popped out for a few minutes.
I'll pop into the supermarket on my way home.
pop sth in/into/on, etc informal

to quickly put something in a particular place:

Can you pop the pizza in the oven?
pop out/up

to move quickly and suddenly, especially out of something

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(Definition of “pop verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)