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POP, noun A small smart quick sound or report.

POP, verb intransitive To enter or issue forth with a quick, sudden motion.

I startled at his popping upon me unexpectedly.

1. To dart; to start from place to place suddenly.

POP, verb transitive To thrust or push suddenly with a quick motion.

He popp'd a paper into his hand.

Did'st thou never pop

Thy head into a tinman's shop?

To pop off, to thrust away; to shift off.

POP, adverb Suddenly; with sudden entrance or appearance.