Definition of plonk noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//plɒŋk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//plɑːŋk//
    (informal, especially British English)
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  1. 1[uncountable] cheap wine that is not of good quality a bottle of the local plonk
  2. 2[countable, usually singular] a low sound like that of something heavy falling and hitting a surface She sat down with a plonk.
  3. Word Originnoun sense 1 1930s (originally Australian): probably an alteration of blanc in French vin blanc ‘white wine’. noun sense 2 late 19th cent. (originally dialect): imitative; compare with plunk.

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