pop

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
pop

Plural
pops

  1. A loud sound, like a cork coming out of a bottle.
  2. (informal) A fizzy drink, such as cola.
    Coca-cola is my favorite brand of pop.
  3. (informal) Another word for father.
    My pop used to tell me to do my homework every night.
  4. Popular.
    They play a lot of pop music on the radio.
    I may not know a lot about history or geography, but I know everything there is to know about pop culture.

Verb[change]

Plain form
pop

Third-person singular
pops

Past tense
popped

Past participle
popped

Present participle
popping

  1. To burst something, most commonly a balloon.
    The boy used a needle to pop the balloon.