Definition of Popping

1. Noun. A sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork.

Exact synonyms: Pop
Generic synonyms: Sound
Derivative terms: Pop, Pop, Pop, Pop, Pop, Pop, Pop



Definition of Popping

1. Noun. A funk dance. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of pop) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Popping

1. pop [v] - See also: pop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Popping

popped off
popped one's clogs
popped out
popped up
poppers
poppet
poppet valve
poppets
poppied
poppier
poppies
poppiest
poppin'
poppiness
popping (current term)
popping crease
popping in
popping off
popping one's clogs
popping out
popping up
poppish
poppit
poppits
popple
poppled
popples
popplier
poppliest

Literary usage of Popping

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catskill Water Supply of New York City: History, Location, Sub-surface by Lazarus White (1913)
"popping " Rock in Shafts. The rock in general encountered in the shafts was firm and hard, except that near the bottom of the West shaft " popping " rock ..."

2. The Catskill Water Supply of New York City: History, Location, Sub-surface by Lazarus White (1913)
"popping " Rock in Shafts. The rock in general encountered in the shafts was firm and hard, except that near the bottom of the West shaft " popping " rock ..."

3. NBS Special Publication (1920)
"popping of Lime Plaster. Unless lime which is used for plastering ... These plasters were exposed to the air for a year and examined for signs of popping. ..."

4. Golden Poems by British and American Authors by Francis Fisher Browne (1906)
"popping CORN AND there they sat, a-popping corn, John Styles and Susan Cutter — John Styles as fat as any ox, And Susan fat as butter. ..."

5. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"He was a general favorite, and his death produced unfeigned sadness among a wide circle of friends. light the monotonous popping of musketry and occasional ..."

6. Harper's First [-sixth] Reader edited by Orville T. Bright, James Baldwin (1888)
"popping CORN. 1. One autumn night when the wind was high, ... When the grains are popping, You should see them hopping, Like the boys at play. ..."

7. The Nursery by John L. Shorey (Firm (1877)
"Nobody knows much about it. I hope you will all look at a double star through a telescope, if you ever have an opportunity. "popping COKN. ..."

8. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1839)
"Little boats, with festive lamps, rejoiced over the surface of the waters, and the Petards, the Peten, as Scott's girl called them, were popping off under ..."

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