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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.

plunky

(ˈplʌŋkɪ)
adj, plunkier or plunkiest
twanging
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