The viewfinder could be popped off so I could hold it low and compose a photo at waist level if the situation got bad.
It was almost as if I had popped in the novel to check out the gulf between fiction and non-fiction.
“A child is dead and that's the first thing that popped into my head,” she says.
First his identical twin brother, Jason London, and mother, Debbie Nielsen, popped up on E!
Shares of Google, for instance, popped 18 percent on their first day of trading.
Then we popped up on the top of the river, and I filled with the blessed air to the very tips of my fingers.
And within a year that poor unfortunate woman she popped off, when least expected.
The plan that had popped into Jerry's mind was this—he would not pay for groceries for the month of April but charge them.
Marilou giggled and popped the remaining portion of the apple in her mouth.
The boche came over to raid us, and when the alarm was given every one popped out of his bed and made for the dugout.
"a hit with an explosive sound," c.1400, of imitative origin. Meaning "flavored carbonated beverage" is from 1812.
A new manufactory of a nectar, between soda-water and ginger-beer, and called pop, because 'pop goes the cork' when it is drawn. [Southey, letter, 1812]Sense of "ice cream on a stick" is from 1923 (see popsicle). Meaning "the (brief) time of a 'pop'" is from 1530s. Pop goes the weasel, a country dance, was popular 1850s in school yards, with organ grinders, at court balls, etc.
"father," 1838, chiefly American English, shortened from papa (1680s), from French papa, from Old French, a children's word, similar to Latin pappa. Form poppa is recorded from 1897.
"having popular appeal," 1926, of individual songs from many genres; 1954 as a noun, as genre of its own; abbreviation of popular; earlier as a shortened form of popular concert (1862), and often in the plural form pops. Pop art first recorded 1957, said to have been in use conversationally among Independent group of artists from late 1954. Pop culture attested from 1959, short for popular culture (attested by 1846).
"cause to make a short, quick sound," mid-15c.; intransitive sense "make a short, quick sound" is from 1570s; imitative. Of eyes, "to protrude" (as if about to burst), from 1670s. Sense of "to appear or put suddenly" (often with up, off, in, etc.) is recorded from mid-15c. Baseball sense of "to hit a ball high in the air" is from 1867. To pop the question is from 1725, specific sense of "propose marriage" is from 1826. Related: Popped; popping.
[all senses related to pop as an echoic term for a sharp noise or a sharp blow; in the first sense, ''ginger beer,'' found by 1836]
Popular; having a very broad audience: Tom Wolfe, the pop journalist
[1910+; found by 1862 in the senses ''a popular concert,'' ''popular music'']