- To plash; fall with a plashing sound
- 1859, William Makepeace Thackeray, The Roundabout Papers:
- On this day it was so cold that the white bears winked their pink eyes, as they plapped up and down by their pool, and seemed to say, " Aha, this weather reminds us of dear home!
- 2010, Joanne Harris, Blackberry Wine:
- He'd have to look up, have to look— A stone plapped into a greasy puddle not two feet away.
- 2015, Harold Pinter, The Dwarfs:
- The crowd humped together, squealing, around her, to the floor; the room plapped into halflight, low from two wall lamps, glowing on her legs, over the ducking heads.