Definition of Plump out
1. Verb. Depart suddenly. "He plumped out of the house"
2. Verb. Make fat or plump. "We will plump out that poor starving child"
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Entails: Feed, Give
Derivative terms: Fat, Fat
Lexicographical Neighbors of Plump Out
Literary usage of Plump out
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"Shak. above ; plump or plump out, verb, to swell out. PLUMP (2), straight downward. (F., -L.) Formerly also plum, plumb. 'Plumb down he falls,' Milton, ..."
2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"... plotz, plump; to plump out with it Swab, platzen, to throw a thing violently down. Peradventure it were good rather to keep in pood silence thyself than ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1834)
"... with the trout« louping plump, plump, out of the swirls at the bottom of the ripples at the grey flies, and then spanking off up the rushing streams, ..."
4. Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor by Wayne E. Burton (1867)
"The ninth day come, and we struck a small streak of good luck—a horse give out and broke down, plump out in the centre of an open prairie— not a stick big ..."
5. Chronicles of a Kentucky Settlement by William Courtney Watts (1897)
"Oh, come, Ada," pleaded her sister, " don't talk that way, please. And you said you were going to ' plump out' what you had to ask. ..."