Definition of plunk verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    plunk

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//plʌŋk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//plʌŋk//
     
    (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they plunk
    BrE BrE//plʌŋk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//plʌŋk//
     
    he / she / it plunks
    BrE BrE//plʌŋks//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//plʌŋks//
     
    past simple plunked
    BrE BrE//plʌŋkt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//plʌŋkt//
     
    past participle plunked
    BrE BrE//plʌŋkt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//plʌŋkt//
     
    -ing form plunking
    BrE BrE//ˈplʌŋkɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈplʌŋkɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1plunk something + adv./prep. (North American English) = plonk He plunked the package down on the desk.
  2. 2plunk something to play a guitar, a keyboard, etc. with your fingers and produce a rough unpleasant sound
  3. Word Origin early 19th cent.: probably imitative. Phrasal Verbsplunk down something

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