Definition of pop adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//pɒp//
; NAmE NAmE//pɑːp//
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Word Originadverb late Middle English (in the senses ‘a blow, knock’ and ‘to strike’): imitative.Idioms to burst or explode with a sudden short sound The balloon went pop. If you eat any more, you’ll go pop!
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pop