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

 

pluck

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//plʌk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//plʌk//
 
Brave
 
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[uncountable] (informal) courage and determination It takes a lot of pluck to do what she did. It takes some pluck to stand up to bullies like that. See related entries: Brave Word Origin late Old English ploccian, pluccian, of Germanic origin; related to Flemish plokken; probably from the base of Old French (es)peluchier ‘to pluck’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pluck