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Definition of Plump

  • Well rounded or filled out; full; fleshy; fat; as, a plump baby; plump cheeks.
  • Done or made plump, or suddenly and without reservation; blunt; unreserved; direct; downright.
  • To grow plump; to swell out; as, her cheeks have plumped.
  • To drop or fall suddenly or heavily, all at once.
  • To give a plumper. See Plumper, 2.
  • To make plump; to fill (out) or support; -- often with up.
  • To cast or let drop all at once, suddenly and heavily; as, to plump a stone into water.
  • To give (a vote), as a plumper. See Plumper, 2.
  • Directly; suddenly; perpendicularly.
  • the sound of a sudden heavy fall
  • give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
  • make fat or plump
  • set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
  • drop sharply
  • straight down especially heavily or abruptly

How to use plump in a sentence. Plump pronunciation.

For my part, I admire how thou coud'st love her: She frets, I'll warrant you, because she lies alone: But who that is not Mad, wou'd lie with such a sapless piece of wither'd Flesh as she, when he may lie by such a one as I, that's sweet, and fresh, plump, brisk and airy, and that's full of Juice, just in the Bloom of all my Youth and Beauty.
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And, then, what plump, what luscious fruits are those?
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She continually felt his pulse with her plump hand, sometimes reassuring him, and at others inspiring him with a salutary terror, although he denied it.
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She is plump without being gross.
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She went on knitting, but her fingers worked with a decision that was oddly unlike the smooth and contemplative sweep of Lady Otway's plump hand.
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No horrid slum houses to depress one, no trams or motor-cars; and the people all looking so plump and cheerful.
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Mr. Rover made a clutch for it, but the ball slipped through his hands and landed plump on his nose.
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Then an old-fashioned buggy, drawn by a plump little sorrel, pulled up by the platform and a hand held a lantern aloft.
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She was brisk herself, as to age about forty, plump, rosy and very business-like.
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She extended a plump hand and observed: "Is that so?
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Albert caught a glimpse of a majestic figure which, seated beside Mrs. Kelsey on the rear seat of the limousine, towered above that short, plump lady as a dreadnaught towers above a coal barge.
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She had a pretty way of skirmishing with men which always brought an apologetic laugh from her mother, but which the General had discovered she never used in a company of less than three. "Oh! ho, ho!" laughed Mrs. Morris, who was just short, plump, and pretty enough to laugh to advantage.
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And she rested her elbow, covered with its blue sleeve, plump into the platter containing the beaten yolks.
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The one in the middle of the picture is Charlotte Eastman, and the plump little girl on her right is Betty Ellsworth.
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Then a plump, curly-haired boy, very purple as to his face and hands, and rather bedraggled as to his general appearance, walked in hesitatingly.
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Ruth looked with greatest interest at the plump cushion with its rows of pins, and watched intently while the thin hands deftly tossed the bobbins around in most mysterious fashion.
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Another was of a plump, placid, elderly lady who looked the very picture of motherliness.
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Phil was a sight never to be forgotten as he smiled amiably on the world at large, but Joe had the best of it, for he was so plump and rosy that he looked fairly like the child he was trying to represent.
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With never a word the maid sprang erect, caught her torn cloak about her and, speeding across the room, was gone; whereupon the lank fellow sat him down and fell a-cursing viciously in Spanish and English, the plump man clicked his teeth and grinned, while 'Rings,' leaning against the wall, clasped his belly and groaned.
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PENFEATHER I awoke to find the waggon at a standstill and Master Trueman watching me with a scowl the while his plump fingers toyed lovingly with his whip-stock; but as I roused, this hand crept up to finger his several chins.
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Examples of Plump

Example #1
To be abus'd by an old Withered Hag!
Example #2
I'll never lead this Life!
Example #3
What goblets of what vintage?
Example #4
Fragrant with Champak scents the warm wind sighs Heavily, faintly, languorously fanned By drowsy peacock-plumes-to keep the flies From your full nose and eyes- Waved from behind you, where on either hand Two silent slaves of Nubian polish stand, Whose patent-leather visages reflect The convex day, with mirror-like effect.
Example #5
Madame de la Roche-Jugan had invented an original way of making herself agreeable to the General, which was to persuade him he had disease of the heart.
Example #6
Meantime he viewed with the eye of a philosopher the strife of the covetous relatives who hovered around their rich prey.