Associations to the word «Plump»

Wiktionary

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

Dictionary definition

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";.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats