Pop

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Etymology 1[edit]

Origin uncertain. The OED suggests either from (lolli)pop ("because the meetings were held in the rooms of Mrs Hatton, who kept the lollipop shop"), or from Latin popīna ‎(cookshop). The second sense derives from the first.

Noun[edit]

Pop ‎(plural Pops)

  1. A social club and debating society at Eton College.
  2. The body of college prefects.

Etymology 2[edit]

Shortened from popular (concert).

Noun[edit]

Pop ‎(plural Pops)

  1. (also in plural) A popular classical music concert.
    • 1897, Bram Stoker Dracula, Chapter 5:
      As to the tall, curly-haired man, I suppose it was the one who was with me at the last Pop.

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Noun[edit]

Pop

  1. pop music

External links[edit]

  • Pop in Duden online