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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: From the sound

plop

2 verb
     
plop2 past tense and past participle plopped, present participle plopping
1 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] to fall somewhere, making a sound like something dropping into water
plop into/out of/onto etc
The frog plopped back into the pond.
2 [transitive] to drop something, especially into a liquid, so that it makes a sound
plop something into something
I plopped a couple of ice cubes into the drink.
3

plop (yourself) down

to sit down or lie down heavily:
She plopped down on the sofa beside me.

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