Kerplunk definition

kər-plŭnk
Frequency:
A kerplunking sound or movement.
noun
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To fall with a sound like that of a heavy object falling into water.
verb
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(used to suggest) The sound of something heavy falling or dropping with a thud.
interjection
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To fall or drop heavily or with a thud.
verb
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A thudding or thunking sound.
noun
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A thudding or thunking sound.
interjection
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With or as with such a sound.

I tripped and fell kerplunk.

adverb
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kerplunk
Plural:
kerplunks

Origin of kerplunk

  • ker- intensive pref. (probably from Scots) plunk

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From ker- +‎ plunk.

    From Wiktionary