plopping

plop

[plop]
verb (used without object), plopped, plopping.
1.
to make a sound like that of something falling or dropping into water: A frog plopped into the pond.
2.
to fall with such a sound: Big raindrops plopped against the window.
3.
to drop or fall with full force or direct impact: He plopped into a chair.
verb (used with object), plopped, plopping.
4.
to drop or set down heavily: She plopped her books on the desk.
5.
to cause to plop: The fisherman plopped the bait into the river.
noun
6.
a plopping sound or fall.
7.
the act of plopping.
adverb
8.
with a plop: The stone fell plop into the water.

Origin:
1815–25; imitative

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plop (plɒp)
 
n
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
 
interj
3.  an exclamation imitative of this sound: to go plop
 
[C19: imitative of the sound]

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