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English

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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Onomatopoeic – used to describe the sound, or short, sharp actions.

Noun

Singular
pop

Plural
s

pop (s)
  1. (countable) A loud, sharp sound as of a cork coming out of a bottle.
    Listen to the pop of a Champagne cork.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) an effervescent or fizzy drink most frequently nonalcoholic; soda pop.
  3. Shortened from pop shot, take quick, possibly unaimed, shot with a firearm. Possibly confusion, by assonance, with pot as in pot shot.
    The man with the gun took a pop at the rabbit.
  4. (colloquial) a portion, a quantity dispensed.
    They cost 50 pence a pop.
Derived terms

Verb

Infinitive
to pop

Third person singular
popp

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to pop (third-person singular simple present popp, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (ergative) to burst something
    The boy with the pin popped the balloon.
  2. to act suddenly, unexpectedly or quickly.
  3. to hit.
    He gave me a pop on the nose.
  4. to ejaculate.
  5. (computing) To remove (a data item) from the top of a stack.
Derived terms

Interjection

pop

  1. Sound made in imitation of the sound.
Translations

Etymology 2

From papa or poppa

Noun

Singular
pop

Plural
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pop ({{{1}}})
  1. (colloquial) Affectionate form of father.
    My pop used to tell me to do my homework every night.
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Translations

Etymology 3

From popular, by shortening

Adjective

pop (not comparable)

Positive
pop

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Popular.
Translations
Derived terms

Catalan

Etymology 1

unknown

Noun

pop m. (plural pops)

Singular
pop m.

Plural
pops m.

  1. octopus
Synonyms

Etymology 2

abbreviation of popular

Adjective

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  1. popular

Croatian

Noun

pop (m)

  1. priest

Dutch

Noun

pop (f, m)

  1. doll

French

Adjective

pop

  1. (From the English word) pop (popular).

Noun

pop (m)

  1. pop, pop music

Synonyms


Spanish

Noun

pop (m)

  1. popcorn (Uruguay)

Synonyms

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