verb (used with object)
to pluck (a stringed instrument or its strings); twang:
to plunk a guitar.
to throw, push, put, drop, etc., heavily or suddenly; plump (often followed by down):
Plunk down your money. She plunked herself down on the seat.
to push, shove, toss, etc. (sometimes followed by in, over, etc.):
to plunk the ball over the net; to plunk a pencil into a drawer.
verb (used without object)
to give forth a twanging sound.
to drop heavily or suddenly; plump (often followed by down):
to plunk down somewhere and take a nap.
act or sound of plunking.
Informal. a direct, forcible blow.
Slang. a dollar.
Informal. with a plunking sound.
Informal. squarely; exactly:
The tennis ball landed plunk in the middle of the net.
to pluck (the strings) of (a banjo, harp, etc) or (of such an instrument) to give forth a sound when plucked
(often foll by down) to drop or be dropped, esp heavily or suddenly
the act or sound of plunking
(informal) a hard blow
an exclamation imitative of the sound of something plunking
(informal) exactly; squarely: plunk into his lap
1805, “to pluck a stringed instrument;” 1808 in sense of “drop down abruptly;” 1888 as “to hit, wound, shoot.” Probably of imitative origin in all cases. Related: Plunked; plunking.
Precisely; exactly; squarely; smack
[1734+; fr plumb]
A dollar: my five thousand plunks (1891+)
To shoot (1888+)
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