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plunk

 (plŭngk) also plonk (plŏngk, plŭngk)
v. plunked, plunk·ing, plunks also plonked or plonk·ing or plonks
v.tr.
1. To throw or place heavily or abruptly: plunked the money down on the counter.
2. To strum or pluck (a stringed instrument).
v.intr.
1. To drop or fall abruptly or heavily; plump: plunked onto the couch with a sigh of relief.
2. To emit a hollow twanging sound.
n.
1. Informal A heavy blow or stroke.
2. A short hollow twanging sound.
adv. Informal
1. With a short hollow thud.
2. Exactly; precisely: The dart landed plunk in the center of the target.

[Imitative.]

plunk′er n.
plunk′y adj.

plunk

(plʌŋk)
vb
1. (Music, other) to pluck (the strings) of (a banjo, harp, etc) or (of such an instrument) to give forth a sound when plucked
2. (often foll by down) to drop or be dropped, esp heavily or suddenly
n
3. the act or sound of plunking
4. informal a hard blow
interj
an exclamation imitative of the sound of something plunking
adv
informal exactly; squarely: plunk into his lap.
[C20: imitative]

plunk

(plʌŋk)

v.t.
2. to throw, put, drop, etc., heavily or suddenly; plump (often fol. by down).
3. to push, shove, toss, etc. (sometimes fol. by in, over, etc.): to plunk the ball over the net.
v.i.
4. to give forth a twanging sound.
5. to drop heavily or suddenly; plump (often fol. by down): to plunk down somewhere.
n.
6. the act or sound of plunking.
7. a direct, forcible blow.
adv.
8. squarely; exactly: The ball landed plunk in the middle.
[1760–70; expressive word akin to pluck]
plunk′er, n.

plunk


Past participle: plunked
Gerund: plunking

Imperative
plunk
plunk
Present
I plunk
you plunk
he/she/it plunks
we plunk
you plunk
they plunk
Preterite
I plunked
you plunked
he/she/it plunked
we plunked
you plunked
they plunked
Present Continuous
I am plunking
you are plunking
he/she/it is plunking
we are plunking
you are plunking
they are plunking
Present Perfect
I have plunked
you have plunked
he/she/it has plunked
we have plunked
you have plunked
they have plunked
Past Continuous
I was plunking
you were plunking
he/she/it was plunking
we were plunking
you were plunking
they were plunking
Past Perfect
I had plunked
you had plunked
he/she/it had plunked
we had plunked
you had plunked
they had plunked
Future
I will plunk
you will plunk
he/she/it will plunk
we will plunk
you will plunk
they will plunk
Future Perfect
I will have plunked
you will have plunked
he/she/it will have plunked
we will have plunked
you will have plunked
they will have plunked
Future Continuous
I will be plunking
you will be plunking
he/she/it will be plunking
we will be plunking
you will be plunking
they will be plunking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been plunking
you have been plunking
he/she/it has been plunking
we have been plunking
you have been plunking
they have been plunking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been plunking
you will have been plunking
he/she/it will have been plunking
we will have been plunking
you will have been plunking
they will have been plunking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been plunking
you had been plunking
he/she/it had been plunking
we had been plunking
you had been plunking
they had been plunking
Conditional
I would plunk
you would plunk
he/she/it would plunk
we would plunk
you would plunk
they would plunk
Past Conditional
I would have plunked
you would have plunked
he/she/it would have plunked
we would have plunked
you would have plunked
they would have plunked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plunk - a hollow twanging sound
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
2.plunk - (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
hitting, striking, hit - the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
Verb1.plunk - make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
2.plunk - 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"
3.plunk - drop steeply; "the stock market plunged"
power-dive - make a power dive; "The airplane power-dived"
nosedive - plunge nose first; drop with the nose or front first, of aircraft
duck - submerge or plunge suddenly
crash-dive - descend steeply and rapidly
chute, parachute, jump - jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
come down, descend, go down, fall - move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"
dump, plunge - fall abruptly; "It plunged to the bottom of the well"
4.plunk - pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin"
draw, pull, force - cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
twang - pluck (strings of an instrument); "He twanged his bow"
Adv.1.plunk - with a short hollow thud; "plop came the ball down to the corner of the green"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

plunk

verb
To drop or sink heavily and noisily:
Translations

plunk

[ˈplʌŋk] (US) vt (= plonk) → balancer sans ménagement
to plunk sth down → balancer qch
Melanie plunked her cosmetic case down on a chair → Melanie a balancé son vanity-case sur une chaise.
to plunk o.s. (= sit down heavily) → s'affaler
plunk down
vi (= sit down heavily) → s'affaler

plunk

1
vt banjozupfen
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