Synonyms of popping


1. pop, popping, sound

usage: a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork


1. start, protrude, pop, pop out, bulge, bulge out, bug out, come out, change shape, change form, deform

usage: bulge outward; "His eyes popped"

2. pop, hit

usage: hit a pop-fly; "He popped out to shortstop"

3. pop, sound, go

usage: make a sharp explosive noise; "The cork of the champagne bottle popped"

4. pop, fire, discharge

usage: fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise; "The soldiers were popping"

5. pop, sound

usage: cause to make a sharp explosive sound; "He popped the champagne bottle"

6. crop up, pop up, pop, appear

usage: appear suddenly or unexpectedly; "The farm popped into view as we turned the corner"; "He suddenly popped up out of nowhere"

7. pop, throw, thrust

usage: put or thrust suddenly and forcefully; "pop the pizza into the microwave oven"; "He popped the petit-four into his mouth"

8. pop, let go of, let go, release, relinquish

usage: release suddenly; "pop the clutch"

9. pop, hit

usage: hit or strike; "He popped me on the head"

10. toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, kill, drink, imbibe

usage: drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"

11. pop, inject

usage: take drugs, especially orally; "The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves"

12. pop, collapse, burst

usage: cause to burst with a loud, explosive sound; "The child popped the balloon"

13. pop, burst, split, break open

usage: burst open with a sharp, explosive sound; "The balloon popped"; "This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven"

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