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Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to plump

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to plump (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To grow plump; to swell out; as, her cheeks have plumped.
  2. (intransitive) To drop or fall suddenly or heavily, all at once.
  3. (intransitive) To give a plumper.
  4. (transitive) To make plump; to fill (out) or support; often with up.
  5. (transitive) To cast or let drop all at once, suddenly and heavily; as, to plump a stone into water.
  6. (transitive) To give (a vote), as a plumper.

Adjective

plump (comparative er, superlative more)

Positive
plump

Comparative
er

Superlative
more

  1. Having a full and rounded shape; chubby, somewhat overweight.
  2. Fat.

Synonyms

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Antonyms

  • WikiSaurus.png Wikisaurus has an article on “thin” in the sense of “skinny”.

Translations

Adverb

plump

  1. Directly; suddenly; perpendicularly.

Dictionary notes

Part or all of this page has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

References

plump” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


German

Adjective

plump (comparative plumper, superlative am plumpesten)

  1. crude, clumsy

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