- to pluck or strum (a banjo, guitar, etc.)
- to throw or put down heavily; plump
Origin of plunkechoic
- to pluck or strum (on)
- to give out a twanging sound, as a banjo
- to fall or sink heavily
- the act of plunking or the sound made by this
- Informal a hard blow
verbplunked, plunk·ing, plunks, also plonked plonk·ing plonks
- To throw or place heavily or abruptly: plunked the money down on the counter.
- To strum or pluck (a stringed instrument).
- To drop or fall abruptly or heavily; plump: plunked onto the couch with a sigh of relief.
- To emit a hollow twanging sound.
- Informal A heavy blow or stroke.
- A short hollow twanging sound.
- With a short hollow thud.
- Exactly; precisely: The dart landed plunk in the center of the target.
Origin of plunkImitative
(third-person singular simple present plunks, present participle plunking, simple past and past participle plunked)