Synonyms for 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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