Synonyms of pop in English:


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See UK English definition of pop

See Spanish definition of estallar


1‘champagne corks were popping’

go bang, go off with a bang, go off, crack, snap, burst, explode

2‘I'm just popping upstairs’

go, drop by, drop in, drop into, drop round, stop by, visit
informal tootle, whip
British informal nip

3‘pop a clear polythene bag over the pot’

put, place, slip, slide, push, stick, rest, deposit, set, lay, settle, locate, install, drop, shove, hang, position, arrange


1‘the balloons burst with a pop’

bang, crack, snap, boom, explosion, report

2‘a bottle of pop’

fizzy drink, soft drink, carbonated drink
North American soda
US, West Indian bellywash
Scottish informal scoosh


    pop up

    ‘many familiar faces pop up during the twenty-six episodes’

    appear, appear abruptly, appear suddenly, appear unexpectedly, occur abruptly, occur suddenly, come into sight, come into view, materialize, arrive, make in an appearance, put in an appearance
    come along, happen, emerge, arise, crop up, turn up, present itself, come on the scene, come to light, manifest itself
    informal show up
    pop one's clogs

    ‘he died of a heart attack, and was overweight when he popped his clogs’

    die, expire, pass away, pass on, decease, perish, depart this life, be no more, breathe one's last, draw one's last breath, meet one's end, meet one's death, meet one's Maker, give up the ghost, go to the great beyond, cross the great divide, shuffle off this mortal coil, go the way of all flesh, go the way of the flesh, go to one's last resting place
    kick the bucket, bite the dust, croak, flatline, conk out, buy it, turn up one's toes, cash in one's chips, go belly up
    British snuff it, peg out