Definition of pluck at phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pluck at

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

pluck at something

 
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to hold something with the fingers and pull it gently, especially more than once synonym tug The child kept plucking at his mother's sleeve. (figurative) The wind plucked at my jacket.
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