Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Plump (Page: 102)

Plump, v. i. [Cf. D. plompen, G. plumpen, Sw. plumpa, Dan. plumpe. See Plump, a.]

1. To grow plump; to swell out; as, her cheeks have plumped.

2. To drop or fall suddenly or heavily, all at once.Dulcissa plumps into a chair." Spectator.

3. To give a plumper. See Plumper, 2.


Plump (Page: 102)

Plump, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plumped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Plumping.]

1. To make plump; to fill (out) or support; -- often with up.<-- as, to plump up the pillows -->

To plump up the hollowness of their history with improbable miracles. Fuller.

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.


Plump (Page: 102)

Plump, adv. [Cf. D. plomp, interj., G. plump, plumps. Cf. Plump, a. &v.] Directly; suddenly; perpendicularly. Fall plump." Beau. & Fl.