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  • n  the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash
  • v  drop something with a plopping sound
  • v  drop with the sound of something falling into water
  • v  set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
  • r  with a short hollow thud
    plop came the ball down to the corner of the green

  • Rowling's first inspiration was to plop modern, realistically drawn kids into a magical, medieval setting.
  • If you're not a thrift-store junkie, grab an old copy of Life magazine from the '60s or perhaps A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples and plop down on one of the nearby couches .
  • At slow speeds, the driver could lower small wheels on outriggers to stabilize the vehicle so it wouldn't plop over.
News & Articles

  • Pet of the Week: Diesel
    Diesel is a smart, eager-to-please, 2-year-old red-heeler who will plop into your lap when you sit. He desires petting, tummy rubs and following you around to be near you. He is treat motivated, house
    June 9, 2013 - The Savage Pacer
  • Why not just rename S.F. the Big Apple?
    Ruth Asawa's "San Francisco Fountain" owes Apple big time. Before the tech behemoth announced its plans to plop a slick, glassy Apple Store where Levi's and the fountain plaza reside, many locals were blithely unaware of the bronze landmark.
    June 8, 2013 - Everett Herald

  • Eddie Jordan in USA Today
    It's like Alka-Seltzer,Sixers head coach Eddie Jordan said. "For any you that are old enough to remember the commercial: plop, plop, fizz, fizz, oh what a relief it is."
  • Frank Gehry in San Diego Union Tribune
    I want to play off the blue water and the color of the sand and sky and sun,Gehry said Saturday. "It's got to be something that will make sense here. If you import something and plop it down, it's not going to work."
  • Brandon Inge in
    It looks like a four-seam fastball,Brandon Inge said. "You know it's a sinker, so you go to swing at it and you're swinging low for the four-seam, and the thing just goes plop."

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