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    plunk

    plunk - Dictionary definition and meaning for word plunk

    Definition
    (noun) a hollow twanging sound Definition
    (noun) (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
    Synonyms : plunker
    Definition
    (verb) make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
    Synonyms : clop , clump , clunk
    Definition
    (verb) set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
    Synonyms : flump , plank , plonk , plop , plump , plump down , plunk down
    Example Sentence
    • He planked the money on the table
    • He planked himself into the sofa
    Definition
    (verb) drop steeply
    Synonyms : dive , plunge
    Example Sentence
    • the stock market plunged
    Definition
    (verb) pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion
    Synonyms : pick , pluck
    Example Sentence
    • he plucked the strings of his mandolin
    Definition
    (adv) with a short hollow thud
    Synonyms : plop
    Example Sentence
    • plop came the ball down to the corner of the green
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