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Definition of Plump


  1. Done or made plump, or suddenly and without reservation; blunt; unreserved; direct; downright.
  2. Well rounded or filled out; full; fleshy; fat; as, a plump baby; plump cheeks.
  3. A knot; a cluster; a group; a crowd; a flock; as, a plump of trees, fowls, or spears.
  4. To grow plump; to swell out; as, her cheeks have plumped.
  5. To drop or fall suddenly or heavily, all at once.
  6. To give a plumper. See Plumper, 2.
  7. To make plump; to fill (out) or support; -- often with up.
  8. To cast or let drop all at once, suddenly and heavily; as, to plump a stone into water.
  9. To give (a vote), as a plumper. See Plumper, 2.
  10. Directly; suddenly; perpendicularly.

Plump Translations

plump in French is douillet
plump in German is Lot, prall, vollschlank
plump in Swedish is knubbig, fyllig, dimpa ner, knubbig, fyllig