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plunk

plunk

 
pronunciation:
pluhngk
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, adverb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: plunked, plunking, plunks
definition 1: (informal) to cause (a string or strings of a musical instrument) to make brief, hollow sounds; pluck.
similar words:
pick
definition 2: to put or throw heavily (often fol. by down).
I plunked my money down on the counter.
similar words:
pluck
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: (informal) to fall or drop heavily (often fol. by down).
The old dog plunked down by the fireside and went to sleep.
similar words:
plump
definition 2: to make a brief, hollow sound.
The coin plunked as it hit the bottom of the can.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: (informal) with a brief, hollow sound.
definition 2: directly; exactly.
It hit plunk in the middle.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) a brief, hollow sound.
He fell with a plunk.
similar words:
plump