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pop US English

Point of presence, denoting equipment that acts as access to the Internet

pop1 US English

Make a light explosive sound

pop2 US English

Of or relating to commercial popular music

pop3 US English

Informal term for hard-paste.

POP US English

Point of presence, denoting equipment that acts as access to the Internet

pop US Thesaurus

champagne corks popped

PoP in POP US English

Point of presence, denoting equipment that acts as access to the Internet

pop. US English


J-pop US English

Japanese pop music

K-pop US English

Korean pop music

pop up US English

Appear or occur suddenly and unexpectedly

pop-up US English

(Of a book or greeting card) containing folded cut-out pictures that rise up to form a three-dimensional scene or figure when the page is turned

pop for US English

Pay for (something), especially as a treat for someone else

pop out US English

Make an out in a baseball game by hitting a pop fly that is caught

pop-out US English

An act of being put out by a caught fly ball

pop art US English

Art based on modern popular culture and the mass media, especially as a critical or ironic comment on traditional fine art values

pop-top US English

(Of a can) having a ring or tab that is pulled to open its seal

vox pop US English

Popular opinion as represented by informal comments from members of the public, especially when broadcast or published

cake pop US English

A small round piece of cake coated with icing or chocolate and fixed on the end of a stick so as to resemble a lollipop

—— a pop US English

Costing a specified amount per item

pop-eyed US English

(Of a person) having bulging eyes, typically through surprise or fear

pop group US English

A number of musicians and vocalists who perform pop music together

pop-hole US English

A hole in a fence or divider through which animals can pass, especially one allowing poultry access to the outside or allowing piglets access to the sow

pop music US English

Fuller form of pop.

pop quiz US English

A short test given to students without prior warning

pop rivet US English

A tubular rivet that is inserted into a hole and clinched by the withdrawal of a central rod, used where only one side of the work is accessible

pop shop US English

A pawnbroker’s shop

pop star US English

A famous and successful singer or performer of pop music

pop-under US English

Relating to, or denoting an additional window, usually an advertisement, that is under a web browser’s main or current window and appears when a user tries to exit

power pop US English

A style of pop music characterized by a strong melody line, heavy use of guitars, and simple rhythm

skin-pop US English

Inject (a drug, typically a narcotic) subcutaneously

soda pop US English

See soda111.

synth-pop US English

A type of pop music featuring heavy use of synthesizers and other electronic instruments, originating in the early 1980s

pop music US Thesaurus

the legends of pop music

paddle pop US English

A piece of flavoured frozen milk on a stick

pop culture US English

Modern popular culture transmitted via mass media and aimed particularly at younger people

Warner, Pop US English

(1871–1954), US football coach; full name Glenn Scobey Warner. While a coach at Carlisle Indian Industrial School 1907–14, Jim Thorpe was one of his players. He also coached football teams at Cornell University 1897–98, and 1904–06, the University of Pittsburgh 1915–23, and Stanford University 1924–32. A football league for youths is named for him

pop festival US English

A large outdoor event, typically lasting several days, at which popular music is performed

mom-and-pop US English

Denoting a small store or business of a type often run by a married couple

have a pop at US English

Attack physically or verbally

pop the question US English

Propose marriage

pop someone's cherry US English

Have sexual intercourse with a girl or woman who is a virgin

make someone's eyes pop US English

Cause great astonishment to someone

—— a pop in pop1 US English

Costing a specified amount per item

alcopop US English

A ready-mixed drink that resembles a soft drink but contains alcohol

Britpop US English

Pop music by a loose affiliation of British groups of the mid 1990s, typically influenced by the Beatles and other British groups of the 1960s and perceived as a reaction against American grunge music

Europop US English

Pop music from continental Europe with simple melodies and lyrics, often sung in English

pop fly in pop1 US English

A ball hit high in the air but not deep, providing an easy catch

pop band in pop group US English

A number of musicians and vocalists who perform pop music together

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