Pronunciation: plŭmp
a.1.Well rounded or filled out; full; fleshy; fat; as, a plump baby; plump cheeks.
The god of wine did his plump clusters bring.
- T. Carew.
2.Done or made plump, or suddenly and without reservation; blunt; unreserved; direct; downright.
n.1.A knot; a cluster; a group; a crowd; a flock; as, a plump of trees, fowls, or spears.
v. i.1.To grow plump; to swell out; as, her cheeks have plumped.
2.To drop or fall suddenly or heavily, all at once.
3.To give a plumper. See Plumper, 2.
v. t.1.To make plump; to fill (out) or support; - often with up.
[imp. & p. p. Plumped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Plumping.]
2.To cast or let drop all at once, suddenly and heavily; as, to plump a stone into water.
3.To give (a vote), as a plumper. See Plumper, 2.
adv.1.Directly; suddenly; perpendicularly.
Noun1.Plumpplump - the sound of a sudden heavy fall
Verb1.plump - drop sharply; "The stock market plummeted"
Synonyms: plummet
2.plump - set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself into the sofa"
3.plump - make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"
4.plump - give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; "I plumped for the losing candidates"
Synonyms: go
Adj.1.plump - euphemisms for slightly fat; "a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton; "chubby babies"; "pleasingly plump"
Adv.1.plump - straight down especially heavily or abruptly; "the anchor fell plump into the sea"; "we dropped the rock plump into the water"
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