HyperDic: plump

English > 7 senses of the word plump:
ADJECTIVEallplump, chubby, embonpointsufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure
ADVERBallplumpstraight down especially heavily or abruptly
VERBmotionplump, plummetdrop sharply
contactplump, plank, flump, plonk, plop, plunk, plump down, plunk downset (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
consumptionplump, fatten, fat, flesh out, fill out, plump out, fatten out, fatten upmake fat or plump
cognitionplump, gogive support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
NOUNeventplumpthe sound of a sudden heavy fall
plump > pronunciation
Soundsplah'mp
Rhymesbump ... trump: 18 rhymes with ahmp...
English > plump: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure.
Example "pleasingly plump"
Synonymschubby, embonpoint
BroaderfatHaving an (over)abundance of flesh
Spanishgordito, regordete
Catalangrassó, grassonet, grosset
Nounsplumpnessthe bodily property of being well rounded
English > plump: 7 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe sound of a sudden heavy fall.
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Verbsplumpdrop sharply
English > plump: 7 senses > adverb 1
MeaningStraight down especially heavily or abruptly.
Examples
  • "the anchor fell plump into the sea"
  • "we dropped the rock plump into the water"
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > plump: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningDrop sharply.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelThe stock market is going to plump
Synonymplummet
BroaderdropTo fall vertically
Spanishcaer a plomo, caer en picado
Nounsplumpthe sound of a sudden heavy fall
English > plump: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningSet (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsplank, flump, plonk, plop, plunk, plump down, plunk down
Broaderset down, put down, place downCause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
Spanishentablar
English > plump: 7 senses > verb 3, consumption
Meaningmake fat or plump.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"We will plump out that poor starving child"
Synonymsfatten, fat, flesh out, fill out, plump out, fatten out, fatten up
Entailsfeed, giveGive food to
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishcebar, engordar, sainar
Catalanencebar-se, encebar, engreixar-se, engreixar, saginar
English > plump: 7 senses > verb 4, cognition
MeaningGive support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"I plumped for the losing candidates"
Synonymgo
Broaderchoose, take, select, pick outpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

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