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  Definition of plump
  1. the sound of a sudden heavy fall
  2. give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; "I plumped for the losing candidates"
  3. make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"
  4. 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"
  5. drop sharply; "The stock market plummeted"
  6. euphemisms for slightly fat; "a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton; "chubby babies"; "pleasingly plump"
  7. straight down especially heavily or abruptly; "the anchor fell plump into the sea"; "we dropped the rock plump into the water"
Similar Words: go, fatten, fat, flesh out, fill out, plump out, fatten out, fatten up, plank, flump, plonk, plop, plunk, plump down, plunk down, plummet, buxom, chubby, embonpoint, zaftig, zoftig

 

Entailments: feed, give

 

Derivational Morphology: plummet, adipose tissue, fat, fatty tissue, fatness, blubber, avoirdupois, plonk

 

 
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