1. [ adjective ] euphemisms for slightly fat
Synonyms: chubby embonpoint zaftig zoftig buxom

"a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton "chubby babies" "pleasingly plump"

Related terms: fat
2. [ verb ] give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
Synonyms: go

"I plumped for the losing candidates"

Related terms: choose
3. [ verb ] set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
Synonyms: plunk flump plop plonk plump_down plunk_down plank

"He planked the money on the table" "He planked himself into the sofa"

Related terms: set_down plonk
4. [ verb ] drop sharply
Synonyms: plummet

"The stock market plummeted"

Related terms: drop
5. [ verb ] make fat or plump
Synonyms: fatten fill_out flesh_out plump_out fatten_out fatten_up fat

"We will plump out that poor starving child"

Related terms: change feed
6. [ adverb ] (informal) straight down especially heavily or abruptly

"the anchor fell plump into the sea" "we dropped the rock plump into the water"

Related terms: colloquialism
7. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 21326
8. [ noun ] the sound of a sudden heavy fall
Related terms: noise plummet
Similar spelling:   plumping