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plonk 1

 (plŏngk, plŭngk)
v.n. & adv.
Variant of plunk.

plonk 2

 (plŏngk)
n. Chiefly British Slang
Cheap or inferior wine.

[Short for earlier plink-plonk, perhaps alteration of French vin blanc, white wine : vin, wine (from Old French; see vinegar) + blanc, white (from Old French; see blank).]

plonk

(plɒŋk)
vb
(often foll by down) to drop or be dropped, esp heavily or suddenly: he plonked the money on the table.
n
the act or sound of plonking
interj
an exclamation imitative of this sound

plonk

(plɒŋk)
n
(Brewing) informal Brit and Austral and NZ alcoholic drink, usually wine, esp of inferior quality
[C20: perhaps from French blanc white, as in vin blanc white wine]

plonk

(plɒŋk)

n. Chiefly Brit.
inferior or cheap wine.
[1925–30; perhaps alter. of French (vin)blanc white (wine)]

plonk


Past participle: plonked
Gerund: plonking

Imperative
plonk
plonk
Present
I plonk
you plonk
he/she/it plonks
we plonk
you plonk
they plonk
Preterite
I plonked
you plonked
he/she/it plonked
we plonked
you plonked
they plonked
Present Continuous
I am plonking
you are plonking
he/she/it is plonking
we are plonking
you are plonking
they are plonking
Present Perfect
I have plonked
you have plonked
he/she/it has plonked
we have plonked
you have plonked
they have plonked
Past Continuous
I was plonking
you were plonking
he/she/it was plonking
we were plonking
you were plonking
they were plonking
Past Perfect
I had plonked
you had plonked
he/she/it had plonked
we had plonked
you had plonked
they had plonked
Future
I will plonk
you will plonk
he/she/it will plonk
we will plonk
you will plonk
they will plonk
Future Perfect
I will have plonked
you will have plonked
he/she/it will have plonked
we will have plonked
you will have plonked
they will have plonked
Future Continuous
I will be plonking
you will be plonking
he/she/it will be plonking
we will be plonking
you will be plonking
they will be plonking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been plonking
you have been plonking
he/she/it has been plonking
we have been plonking
you have been plonking
they have been plonking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been plonking
you will have been plonking
he/she/it will have been plonking
we will have been plonking
you will have been plonking
they will have been plonking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been plonking
you had been plonking
he/she/it had been plonking
we had been plonking
you had been plonking
they had been plonking
Conditional
I would plonk
you would plonk
he/she/it would plonk
we would plonk
you would plonk
they would plonk
Past Conditional
I would have plonked
you would have plonked
he/she/it would have plonked
we would have plonked
you would have plonked
they would have plonked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plonk - a cheap wine of inferior quality
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.plonk - the noise of something dropping (as into liquid)
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
Verb1.plonk - set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself into the sofa"
place down, put down, set down - cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place; "set down your bags here"
Translations
يَضَعُ بِضَجَّةٍ
plácnout
slængesmide
gros bleu
hlunka niîur
drėbtidrėbtis
mestnomestuzmest
küt diye bırakmak

plonk

1 [plɒŋk] (esp Brit)
A. N (= sound) → golpe m seco, ruido m seco
it fell with a plonk to the floorcayó al suelo con un ruido seco
B. ADV he went plonk into the streamcayó ¡zas! en el arroyo
it landed plonk on his cheekle dio de lleno en la mejilla
plonk in the middlejusto en el medio
C. VT
1. (Mus) → puntear
2. (also plonk down) → dejar caer
to plonk o.s. downdejarse caer
D. EXCLplaf

plonk

2 [plɒŋk] N (Brit) (= wine) → vino m peleón

plonk

[ˈplɒŋk]
n
(British) (= wine) → vin m ordinaire, pinard m
He couldn't tell the difference between plonk and a decent bottle of wine → Il ne savait pas distinguer un pinard ordinaire d'un vrai cru.
(= dull sound) → son m mat
vt (British)flanquer
to plonk sth on sth → flanquer qch sur qch
plonk down
vt sepflanquer
to plonk sth down on sth → flanquer qch sur qch
to plonk o.s. down (on) (= sit down heavily) → s'affaler (sur or dans)
to plonk o.s. down on sth → s'affaler sur qch or dans qch

plonk

1
n (= noise)Bums m
adv fall, landbums, peng; plonk in the middlegenau in die/in der Mitte
vt (inf: also plonk down) (= drop, put down)hinwerfen, hinschmeißen (inf); (= bang down)hinknallen (inf), → hinhauen (inf); to plonk oneself (down)sich hinwerfen, sich hinpflanzen (inf); he plonked himself down in a chairer warf sich in einen Sessel, er ließ sich in einen Sessel fallen; just plonk yourself down somewherehau dich einfach irgendwo hin (inf)

plonk

2
n (Brit inf: = wine) → (billiger) Wein, Gesöff nt (hum, pej)

plonk

1 [plɒŋk] n (Brit) (fam) (wine) → vino ordinario

plonk

2 [plɒŋk]
1. n (sound) → tonfo
2. adv plonk in the middlenel bel mezzo
3. vt (fam) (also plonk down) → appoggiare pesantemente
to plonk o.s. down → lasciarsi cadere (di peso)
he plonked himself down on the sofa → è crollato sul sofà

plonk

(ploŋk) verb
to place or put noisily and rather clumsily. He plonked his books on the table; She plonked herself down in front of the fire.
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