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Meaning & Definition of Pop in English

English

Pop

/pɑp/

noun

1. An informal term for a father

  • Probably derived from baby talk
    synonym:
  • dad
  • ,
  • dada
  • ,
  • daddy
  • ,
  • pa
  • ,
  • papa
  • ,
  • pappa
  • ,
  • pop

2. A sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring

  • "In new england they call sodas tonics"
    synonym:
  • pop
  • ,
  • soda
  • ,
  • soda pop
  • ,
  • soda water
  • ,
  • tonic

3. A sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork

    synonym:
  • pop
  • ,
  • popping

4. 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
    synonym:
  • pop music
  • ,
  • pop

verb

1. Bulge outward

  • "His eyes popped"
    synonym:
  • start
  • ,
  • protrude
  • ,
  • pop
  • ,
  • pop out
  • ,
  • bulge
  • ,
  • bulge out
  • ,
  • bug out
  • ,
  • come out

2. Hit a pop-fly

  • "He popped out to shortstop"
    synonym:
  • pop

3. Make a sharp explosive noise

  • "The cork of the champagne bottle popped"
    synonym:
  • pop

4. Fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise

  • "The soldiers were popping"
    synonym:
  • pop

5. Cause to make a sharp explosive sound

  • "He popped the champagne bottle"
    synonym:
  • pop

6. Appear suddenly or unexpectedly

  • "The farm popped into view as we turned the corner"
  • "He suddenly popped up out of nowhere"
    synonym:
  • crop up
  • ,
  • pop up
  • ,
  • pop

7. Put or thrust suddenly and forcefully

  • "Pop the pizza into the microwave oven"
  • "He popped the petit-four into his mouth"
    synonym:
  • pop

8. Release suddenly

  • "Pop the clutch"
    synonym:
  • pop

9. Hit or strike

  • "He popped me on the head"
    synonym:
  • pop

10. Drink down entirely

  • "He downed three martinis before dinner"
  • "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"
  • "They popped a few beer after work"
    synonym:
  • toss off
  • ,
  • pop
  • ,
  • bolt down
  • ,
  • belt down
  • ,
  • pour down
  • ,
  • down
  • ,
  • drink down
  • ,
  • kill

11. Take drugs, especially orally

  • "The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves"
    synonym:
  • pop

12. Cause to burst with a loud, explosive sound

  • "The child popped the balloon"
    synonym:
  • pop

13. Burst open with a sharp, explosive sound

  • "The balloon popped"
  • "This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven"
    synonym:
  • pop

adjective

1. (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)

    synonym:
  • popular
  • ,
  • pop

adverb

1. Like a pop or with a pop

  • "Everything went pop"
    synonym:
  • pop

Examples of using

She likes Russian pop music.
Tom showed Mary how to pop popcorn.
Today is the birthday of the queen of pop Kylie Minogue!