Associations to the word «Plump»
PLUMP, verb. (intransitive) To grow plump; to swell out.
PLUMP, verb. (intransitive) To drop or fall suddenly or heavily, all at once.
PLUMP, verb. (transitive) To make plump; to fill (out) or support; often with up.
PLUMP, verb. (transitive) To cast or let drop all at once, suddenly and heavily.
PLUMP, verb. (intransitive) To give a plumper (kind of vote).
PLUMP, verb. (transitive) To give (a vote), as a plumper.
PLUMP, verb. (used with for) To favor or decide in favor of something.
PLUMP, adjective. Having a full and rounded shape; chubby, somewhat overweight.
PLUMP, adjective. Fat.
PLUMP, adjective. (dated) Sudden and without reservation; blunt; direct; downright.
PLUMP, adverb. Directly; suddenly; perpendicularly.
PLUMP, noun. (obsolete) A knot or cluster; a group; a crowd.
PLUMP DOWN, verb. (intransitive) To sit down heavily onto a seat.
PLUMP UP, verb. To shake or arrange (a pillow etc) so as to be fatter or more evenly distributed
PLUMP UP, verb. To make plumper
PLUMP, noun. The sound of a sudden heavy fall.
PLUMP, verb. Drop sharply; "The stock market plummeted".
PLUMP, verb. 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".
PLUMP, verb. Make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child".
PLUMP, verb. Give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; "I plumped for the losing candidates".
PLUMP, adverb. Straight down especially heavily or abruptly; "the anchor fell plump into the sea"; "we dropped the rock plump into the water".
PLUMP, adjective. Sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure; "a chubby child"; "pleasingly plump";.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.