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Meaning of "plump" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PLUMP

(Meaning: dull, rude), C16 (in current senses): perhaps from Middle Dutch plomp dull, blunt.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PLUMP

plump  [plʌmp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PLUMP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Plump is a verb and can also act as an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb plump in English.

WHAT DOES PLUMP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of plump in the English dictionary

The first definition of plump in the dictionary is well filled out or rounded; fleshy or chubby. Other definition of plump is bulging, as with contents; full. Plump is also generous; ample.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO PLUMP

PRESENT

Present
I plump
you plump
he/she/it plumps
we plump
you plump
they plump
Present continuous
I am plumping
you are plumping
he/she/it is plumping
we are plumping
you are plumping
they are plumping
Present perfect
I have plumped
you have plumped
he/she/it has plumped
we have plumped
you have plumped
they have plumped
Present perfect continuous
I have been plumping
you have been plumping
he/she/it has been plumping
we have been plumping
you have been plumping
they have been plumping
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I plumped
you plumped
he/she/it plumped
we plumped
you plumped
they plumped
Past continuous
I was plumping
you were plumping
he/she/it was plumping
we were plumping
you were plumping
they were plumping
Past perfect
I had plumped
you had plumped
he/she/it had plumped
we had plumped
you had plumped
they had plumped
Past perfect continuous
I had been plumping
you had been plumping
he/she/it had been plumping
we had been plumping
you had been plumping
they had been plumping
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will plump
you will plump
he/she/it will plump
we will plump
you will plump
they will plump
Future continuous
I will be plumping
you will be plumping
he/she/it will be plumping
we will be plumping
you will be plumping
they will be plumping
Future perfect
I will have plumped
you will have plumped
he/she/it will have plumped
we will have plumped
you will have plumped
they will have plumped
Future perfect continuous
I will have been plumping
you will have been plumping
he/she/it will have been plumping
we will have been plumping
you will have been plumping
they will have been plumping
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would plump
you would plump
he/she/it would plump
we would plump
you would plump
they would plump
Conditional continuous
I would be plumping
you would be plumping
he/she/it would be plumping
we would be plumping
you would be plumping
they would be plumping
Conditional perfect
I would have plump
you would have plump
he/she/it would have plump
we would have plump
you would have plump
they would have plump
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been plumping
you would have been plumping
he/she/it would have been plumping
we would have been plumping
you would have been plumping
they would have been plumping
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you plump
we let´s plump
you plump
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to plump
Past participle
plumped
Present Participle
plumping
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PLUMP


bump
bʌmp
chump
tʃʌmp
clump
klʌmp
crump
krʌmp
dump
dʌmp
flump
flʌmp
gump
ɡʌmp
high-jump
ˈhaɪˌdʒʌmp
hump
hʌmp
jump
dʒʌmp
lump
lʌmp
pump
pʌmp
rump
rʌmp
slump
slʌmp
stump
stʌmp
sump
sʌmp
thump
θʌmp
trump
trʌmp
tump
tʌmp
ump
ʌmp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PLUMP

plumiped
plumist
plumlike
plummer block
plummet
plummier
plummiest
plummy
plumose
plumous
plumpen
plumper
plumpish
plumply
plumpness
plumpy
plumula
plumulaceous
plumular
plumularian

WORDS THAT END LIKE PLUMP

air pump
breast lump
breast pump
broad jump
fist bump
fuel pump
heat pump
high jump
long jump
on the jump
on the stump
parachute jump
refuse dump
schlump
shlump
sugar lump
the high jump
the lump
the Slump
vacuum pump

Synonyms and antonyms of plump in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PLUMP»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «plump» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of plump
beefy · burly · buxom · chubby · corpulent · drop · dump · dumpy · fall · fat · fleshy · flop · full · obese · podgy · portly · roly-poly · rotund · round · sink · slump · stout · tubby · well-covered · well-upholstered

Translation of «plump» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PLUMP

Find out the translation of plump to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of plump from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «plump» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

丰满的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

relleno
570 millions of speakers

English

plump
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मोटा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُـمْتَلِئ ُالـجِسْم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пухлый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

rechonchudo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দ্বিধাহীনভাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

replet
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gemuk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mollig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

丸々太った
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

통통한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Plump
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bầu bĩnh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குண்டாகவும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ढीग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tombul
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

paffuto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pulchny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

товстий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

durduliu
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

παχουλός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vet
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fyllig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fyldig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of plump

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PLUMP»

The term «plump» is very widely used and occupies the 18.413 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PLUMP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about plump

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5 QUOTES WITH «PLUMP»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word plump.
1
Bobbi Brown
The easiest ways to improve your appearance is with a really good moisturizer that will plump up your skin, a bit of concealer and a creamy blush on your cheek and lip. It's quick and easy and you'll look so much better.
2
Andrea Jung
The game in beauty is changing so much, if your product isn't high tech or can't make a unique performance claim - plump your lips, reduce your lines, look glossy, and stay on for 24 hours - you can't go to market today. I'm not just talking about a $20 lipstick, but a $5 lipstick!
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Boyle Roche
The best way to avoid danger is to meet it plump.
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Dilshad Vadsaria
I am careful with what I eat because that's my job. If I had to plump up for a role, I would do it.
5
Isabel Yosito
Oui, dans mon rêve, j'étais un crayon, mais admittedly, I'd more suitably be characterized as a plump carrot.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PLUMP»

Discover the use of plump in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to plump and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Vow: A Memoir of Marriage (and Other Affairs)
But sometimes, as with Wendy Plump's marriage, the fallout is confronted head-on-when not one but both spouses cheat. In early 2005, Wendy Plump found out about her husband's second family.
Wendy Plump, 2013
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Vow: A Memoir of Marriage (and Other Affairs)
Frank, intelligent and important, Vow takes you under the covers. It will transform your understanding of fidelity and commitment forever.
Wendy Plump, 2013
3
How to Be Plump
Combining witty Victorian-era illustrations with dated fitness advice from the nineteenth century, when plumpness was considered attractive, this volume offers diet-wary and exercise-worn readers a healthy dose of humor and an alternate ...
Reinier Beeuwkes, Rhonda Poe, 1988
4
Fall Pumpkins: Orange and Plump
Discusses planting a pumpkin patch and the uses for pumpkins, including pumpkin pie and jack-o-lanterns.
Martha E. H. Rustad, 2011
5
A Plump and Perky Turkey
The townspeople of Squawk Valley try to trick a turkey into being their Thanksgiving dinner, but are frustrated in their efforts when the turkey tricks them instead.
Teresa Bateman, 2004
6
Twelve Plump Cookies
Egbert practices division as he shares cookies with his friends and neighbors.
Larry Dane Brimner, 2005
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How to Be Plump: Or Talks on Physiological Feeding (1878)
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
Thomas Cation Duncan, 2010
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"Hollow"een "Plump"kins!!:
Sree Shakkottai. This is why pumpkins are plump and have a hollow inside filled with seeds. That's why I call them "Hollow"een "Plump"kins!! ...and they grew bigger and bigger in pumpkin patches happily ever after... And bigger the pumpkins, ...
Sree Shakkottai, 2013
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Indianapolis Monthly
Plump's Last Shot, 6416 Cornell Ave., 257-5867 (25-PLUMP). This is almost too neat-o. Indianapolis resident Bobby Plump, the Milan High School hoopster (No. 25, as in the phone number) who hit the winning shot in the 1954 state finals ...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the ...
%y This word, says Dr. Johnson, is sometimes ignorantly pronounced plump. To Plumb, plum. v. a. To sound, to search by a line with a weight at its end; to regulate any work by the plummet. Plumber, pium'mur. s. (98). One who works upon ...
John Walker, 1807

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PLUMP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term plump is used in the context of the following news items.
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An American Artist Rediscovered: Yasuo Kuniyoshi
Apparently causing offense because she was plump and her depiction was (mis)proportioned as to be expected in Expressionism, not due to ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
2
The beautifully decorated dining space at Pawpaw Cafe …
A beautifully spiced red curry, loaded with braised poultry and plump cherry tomatoes was the last meal I ate at Green Papaya when it was still ... «Courier Mail, Jul 15»
3
Snowy vineyard scene at Colmar Estate in the Orange wine region …
Take the crisp, fresh flavours of the sauvignon blanc grape and plump them up with some fermentation and/or maturation in oak barrels, and ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
4
Cuisine Scene: Stillwaters! Plate and Pour
The Niagara peaches are fresh and plump, and Chef cuts them in half and removes the stones. He uses a local Ontario honey to lightly coat the ... «Tillsonburg News, Jul 15»
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Original short story: Her Share Of Sorrow, by Tessa Hadley
But she was plump and stubby with short, fat arms, lank, beige-coloured hair and fair, freckled skin that turned pink easily in the sun or if she ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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The Holes In Instagram's Censorship Of Eating...
However, words related to being overweight, such as #fat, #fattie, #chubby and #plump are all freely searchable. There are some outliers, such ... «Vocativ, Jul 15»
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Prague: Forget lads' holidays, here's a city to fall in love with
I plump for asparagus with Parmesan ice cream and egg yolk cream, while my carnivorous counterpart opts for a beef entrecôte with spinach ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
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Glorious Goodwood 2015: what to see, wear and eat
The upshot of such leniency is that some punters plump for cocktail dresses. At the risk of sounding like a dowager aunt, these will look faintly ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Discussing body image with preteen
I would like to know how to approach this topic with her. How do I bring up body image with my preteen daughter? — Plump Preteen, Chicago. «Journal Times, Jul 15»
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Partners in Crime recap: episode 1 – Sunday night escapism with …
As characters they're starting to plump out nicely but I'm yet to get that zing of chemistry that should be evident between a married pair. I hope ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»

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