Definition of Plump for
1. Verb. Be behind; approve of. "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
Generic synonyms: Approve, O.k., Okay, Sanction
Specialized synonyms: Guarantee, Warrant, Champion, Defend
Related verbs: Back, Endorse, Indorse, Second
Derivative terms: Backing, Endorsement, Endorsement, Endorser, Indorsement, Indorsement, Support, Supporter, Supportive
Lexicographical Neighbors of Plump For
Literary usage of Plump for
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole, Peter Cunningham (1891)
"MASON (who, by the by, is grown too plump for a poet and patriot, on whom the Constitutional as well as the whole Castalian State depends) has been here and ..."
2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"... after kindly informing Mr, Punch that he had no less than sixteen votes at his disposal, finished with the remarkable request, " Kindly PLUMP for your ..."
3. Island Song Lyrics Volume 7 by Larry W. Jones (2004)
"Too plump for Me (05/29/2004) (song#3024) Over a canoe can she jump, oh no, no, no In a muumuu is she a lump, oh yeh, yeh, yeh She's a kumu hula with a bump ..."