verb (used without object), plopped, plopping.
to make a sound like that of something falling or dropping into water: A frog plopped into the pond.
to fall with such a sound: Big raindrops plopped against the window.
to drop or fall with full force or direct impact: He plopped into a chair.
verb (used with object), plopped, plopping.
to drop or set down heavily: She plopped her books on the desk.
to cause to plop: The fisherman plopped the bait into the river.
a plopping sound or fall.
the act of plopping.
with a plop: The stone fell plop into the water.

1815–25; imitative Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
plop (plɒp)
1.  the characteristic sound made by an object dropping into water without a splash
vb , plops, plopping, plopped
2.  to fall or cause to fall with the sound of a plop: the stone plopped into the water
3.  an exclamation imitative of this sound: to go plop
[C19: imitative of the sound]

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Word Origin & History

1821, imitative of the sound of a smooth object dropping into water.
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Slang Dictionary

plop definition

  1. n.
    the sound of dropping something soft and bulky, such as a hunk of meat. : When the roast fell on the floor, it made a nasty plop.
  2. tv.
    to put or place something (somewhere). : I don't mind cooking a turkey. You only have to plop it in the oven and forget about it.
  3. tv.
    to sit oneself down somewhere; to place one's buttocks somewhere. (The it in the examples is the buttocks.) : Come in, Fred. Just plop it anywhere you see a chair. This place is a mess.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Example sentences
But first you have to get the frog to plop into the pan.
Be sure you're ready to plop down some serious cash if you're serious about
  getting a set.
Though he is animated by ideas, he would never plop two characters on a sofa
  and have them expound rival philosophies.
Open the tuna, put it in a bowl, and plop a blob of mayonnaise on top.
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