Pluck is defined as to grab, pick or pull out.(verb)
An example of pluck is using tweezers to pull out unwanted hairs in eyebrows.
Pluck means courage.(noun)
An example of pluck is a twelve year old girl that successfully completes a spelling contest without any help from her parents.
See pluck in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME plukken < OE pluccian, akin to Ger pflücken < VL *piluccare, to pull out (> Fr éplucher), for L pilare, to deprive of hair < pilus, hair: see pile
See pluck in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb plucked, pluck·ing, plucks verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English plukken
Origin: , from Old English pluccian
Origin: , probably from Vulgar Latin *piluccāre
Origin: , ultimately from Latin pilāre
Origin: , from pilus, hair.
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