Plinking



[plingk] /plɪŋk/

verb (used without object)
1.
to shoot, as with a rifle, at targets selected at whim:
to plink at coins tossed in the air.
2.
to make a series of short, light, ringing sounds.
verb (used with object)
3.
to shoot at for practice or amusement, as with a rifle:
to plink bottles set along a fence railing.
4.
to cause to make a series of short, light, ringing sounds.
noun
5.
a plinking sound.
/plɪŋk/
noun
1.
a short sharp often metallic sound as of a string on a musical instrument being plucked or a bullet striking metal
verb
2.
(intransitive) to make such a noise
3.
to hit (a target, such as a tin can) by shooting or to shoot at such a target
v.

1941, imitative. As a noun from 1954. Related: Plinked; plinking.

verb

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