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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 plump /ˈplʌmp/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plump a. [Compar. Plumper superl. Plumpest.]
 1. Well rounded or filled out; full; fleshy; fat; as, a plump baby; plump cheeks.
    The god of wine did his plump clusters bring.   --T. Carew.
 2. Done or made plump, or suddenly and without reservation; blunt; unreserved; direct; downright.
    After the plump statement that the author was at Erceldoune and spake with Thomas.    --Saintsbury.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plump, n. A knot; a cluster; a group; a crowd; a flock; as, a plump of trees, fowls, or spears. [Obs.]
    To visit islands and the plumps of men.   --Chapman.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plump, v. i.
 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.”
 3. To give a plumper. See Plumper, 2.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plump, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plumped p. pr. & vb. n. Plumping.]
 1. To make plump; to fill (out) or support; -- often with up.
    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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plump, adv.  Directly; suddenly; perpendicularly. “Fall plump.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : euphemisms for slightly fat; "a generation ago...buxom
            actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton; "chubby
            babies"; "pleasingly plump" [syn: buxom, chubby, embonpoint,
             zaftig, zoftig]
      n : the sound of a sudden heavy fall
      adv : straight down especially heavily or abruptly; "the anchor
            fell plump into the sea"; "we dropped the rock plump
            into the water"
      v 1: drop sharply; "The stock market plummeted" [syn: plummet]
      2: set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise;
         "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself
         into the sofa" [syn: plank, flump, plonk, plop, plunk,
          plump down, plunk down]
      3: make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving
         child" [syn: fatten, fat, flesh out, fill out, plump
         out, fatten out, fatten up]
      4: give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group
         or number; "I plumped for the losing candidates" [syn: go]