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v. plinked, plink·ing, plinks
1. To cause to make a soft, sharp, metallic sound; clink.
2. To shoot at casually.
1. To make a soft, sharp, metallic sound.
2. To shoot casually at random targets.
a short sharp often metallic sound as of a string on a musical instrument being plucked or a bullet striking metal
1. (intr) to make such a noise
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) to hit (a target, such as a tin can) by shooting or to shoot at such a target
[C20: of imitative origin]
ˈplinking n, adj
1. to shoot, as with a rifle, at random targets.
2. to make a series of short, light, ringing sounds.v.t.
3. to shoot at randomly, as with a rifle.
4. to cause to make a series of short, light, ringing sounds.n.
5. a plinking sound.
Past participle: plinked