Plump meaning

plŭmp
The definition of plump is someone or something that is slightly fat but often in a pleasing way.

An example of plump is a chubby little baby.

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A heavy or abrupt fall or collision.
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To give full support or praise.

Plumped for the candidate throughout the state.

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To throw down or drop (something) abruptly or heavily.

Plumped the books onto the table.

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To drop abruptly or heavily.

Plumped into the easy chair.

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Without qualification; bluntly.

Spoke out plump for the tax bill.

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Full and rounded in form; chubby.
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To make plump; fill out.
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The sound of a heavy fall or collision.
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Blunt; direct.
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With a heavy or abrupt drop.

The anchor fell plump into the sea.

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To fall suddenly or with full impact.
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To come in contact abruptly or heavily (against something)
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To vote or opt (for someone or something)
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To offer strong support (for someone or something)
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To drop, throw, or put down heavily or all at once.
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A falling, plunging, or colliding suddenly or heavily.
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The sound of this.
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With a plump; suddenly; heavily.
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Straight down.
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In plain words; bluntly.
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Blunt; direct.
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A compact group; cluster.
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(intransitive) To grow plump; to swell out.

Her cheeks have plumped.

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(intransitive) To drop or fall suddenly or heavily, all at once.
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To make plump; to fill (out) or support; often with up.
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To cast or let drop all at once, suddenly and heavily.

To plump a stone into water.

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(intransitive) To give a plumper (kind of vote).
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To give (a vote), as a plumper.
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Having a full and rounded shape; chubby, somewhat overweight.

A plump baby; plump cheeks.

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(obsolete) A knot or cluster; a group; a crowd.

A plump of trees, fowls, or spears.

To visit islands and the plumps of men. "” Chapman.

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Well-rounded and full in form; chubby.
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Abundant; ample.

A plump reward.

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To make well-rounded or full in form.

Plumped up the pillows.

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To become well-rounded, chubby, or full in form.

The baby plumped out at three months.

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Origin of plump

  • Middle English plumpen to immerse quickly perhaps from Middle Low German probably of imitative origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English dull probably from Middle Low German plomp blunt, thick

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition