Definitions of plump

  1. To grow plump; to give a vote to only one candidate.
  2. To cast or let drop all at once, suddenly and heavily; as, to plump a stone into water.
  3. To give ( a vote), as a plumper. See Plumper, 2.
  4. To make plump; to fill ( out) or support; - often with up.
  5. To cause to fall heavily; to cause to become round.
  6. To cause to sink suddenly.
  7. To give in the lump or undivided ( as a vote to one only).
  8. To fall or sink down heavily; as, to plump down into a chair; to grow round or full; as, her cheeks plumped out.
  9. To fall or sink suddenly.
  10. To fall suddenly.
  11. make fat or plump; " We will plump out that poor starving child"
  12. To extend to fulness; to dilate.
  13. To make plump; to swell out; to fatten; to dilate; to let fall suddenly and heavily; to fall suddenly or at once, like a mass of dead matter; to give undivided or in a lump, as a vote to one only, where a vote to each of a selected two could be given.
  14. the sound of a sudden heavy fall
  15. A knot; a cluster; a group; a crowd; a flock; as, a plump of trees, fowls, or spears.
  16. Plumpness.
  17. A cluster; a clump.
  18. ( informal) straight down especially heavily or abruptly; " the anchor fell plump into the sea"; " we dropped the rock plump into the water"
  19. Well rounded or filled out; full; fleshy; fat; as, a plump baby; plump cheeks.
  20. With a sudden or heavy drop; as, he fell plump into the water; bluntly.
  21. Falling straight downward ( like lead).
  22. PLUMPLY.
  23. Suddenly and forcibly.
  24. Suddenly; heavily. See Plumb.
  25. With a sudden fall.
  26. Directly; suddenly; perpendicularly.
  27. euphemisms for slightly fat; " a generation ago... buxom actresses were popular"- Robt. A. Hamilton; " chubby babies"; " pleasingly plump"
  28. straight down especially heavily or abruptly; " the anchor fell plump into the sea"; " we dropped the rock plump into the water"
  29. Done or made plump, or suddenly and without reservation; blunt; unreserved; direct; downright.
  30. To grow plump; to swell out; as, her cheeks have plumped.
  31. To drop or fall suddenly or heavily, all at once.
  32. To give a plumper. See Plumper, 2.
  33. Well filled or rounded out; fat; blunt; direct; as, a plump contradiction.
  34. Downright: unqualified.
  35. Fat and rounded: sleek: in good condition.
  36. Fat; round; direct.
  37. Full and round; fat.
  38. Blunt; downright; direct.
  39. Having a full skin; fat and rounded; blunt; unreserved.
  40. Plumb.
  41. Full with substance; round and sleek, with fulness of flesh; round; blunt or downright; unqualified, as a lie.
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