[pluhk-ee] /ˈplʌk i/
adjective, pluckier, pluckiest.
having or showing or courage; brave:
The drowning swimmer was rescued by a plucky schoolboy.
adjective pluckier, pluckiest
having or showing courage in the face of difficulties, danger, etc
1831, from pluck (n.) + -y (2). Related: Pluckily; pluckiness.
[pluhg] /plʌg/ noun 1. a piece of wood or other material used to stop up a hole or aperture, to fill a gap, or to act as a wedge. 2. a core or interior segment taken from a larger matrix. 3. Electricity. a device to which may be attached the conductors of a cord and […]
noun 1. an apparatus for splitting stone, consisting of two tapered bars (feathers) inserted into a hole drilled into the stone, between which a narrow wedge (plug) is hammered to spread them.
noun 1. (sometimes lowercase) a standard for the production of compatible computers, peripherals, and software that facilitates device installation and enables automatic configuration of the system. noun 1. (computing) a feature of hardware that enables computers to automatically detect and configure hardware devices without the need for intervention adjective 2. capable of detecting the addition […]
- Plug and pray
humour The Windows 95 equivalent of the Macintosh’s plug and play, referring to difficulties encountered when setting up new hardware under Windows 95. (1997-10-11)