Definitions for (noun) pop

Main entry: pop, pop music

Definition: 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


Main entry: pop, popping

Definition: a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork


Main entry: soda, soda pop, soda water, pop, tonic

Definition: a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring

Usage: in New England they call sodas tonics


Main entry: dad, dada, daddy, pop, pa, papa, pappa

Definition: an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk

Definitions for (verb) pop

Main entry: pop

Definition: burst open with a sharp, explosive sound

Usage: The balloon popped; This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven


Main entry: pop

Definition: cause to burst with a loud, explosive sound

Usage: The child popped the balloon


Main entry: pop

Definition: fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise

Usage: The soldiers were popping


Main entry: pop

Definition: take drugs, especially orally

Usage: The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves


Main entry: toss off, down, drink down, belt down, bolt down, pop, pour down, kill

Definition: drink down entirely

Usage: He downed three martinis before dinner; She killed a bottle of brandy that night; They popped a few beer after work


Main entry: pop

Definition: hit or strike

Usage: He popped me on the head


Main entry: pop

Definition: hit a pop-fly

Usage: He popped out to shortstop


Main entry: pop

Definition: release suddenly

Usage: pop the clutch


Main entry: pop

Definition: put or thrust suddenly and forcefully

Usage: pop the pizza into the microwave oven; He popped the petit-four into his mouth


Main entry: pop, pop out, protrude, start, bug out, bulge, bulge out, come out

Definition: bulge outward

Usage: His eyes popped


Main entry: crop up, pop, pop up

Definition: appear suddenly or unexpectedly

Usage: The farm popped into view as we turned the corner; He suddenly popped up out of nowhere


Main entry: pop

Definition: make a sharp explosive noise

Usage: The cork of the champagne bottle popped


Main entry: pop

Definition: cause to make a sharp explosive sound

Usage: He popped the champagne bottle

Definitions for (adjective) pop

Main entry: pop, popular

Definition: (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)

Definitions for (adverb) pop

Main entry: pop

Definition: like a pop or with a pop

Usage: everything went pop