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verb plop pronunciation in British English /plɒp/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleplopping
past tenseplopped
past participleplopped
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to fall with a short sound like the sound made by a small object falling into a liquid, or by an amount of liquid falling onto a surface
    plop on/into:

    Large raindrops began to plop on the car roof.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to drop something into a liquid so that it makes a short sound

    Ben plopped three sugar cubes into his coffee.

  3. 3
    [transitive] informal to drop something carelessly but gently onto a surface

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