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Definition of plunk verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they plunk
    he / she / it plunks
    past simple plunked
    -ing form plunking
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  1. 1(also plonk) [transitive] plunk something + adv./prep. to put something down on something, especially noisily or carelessly He plunked the package down on the desk.
  2. 2(also plonk) [transitive, intransitive] plunk (yourself) down to sit down heavily or carelessly He just plunked himself down and turned on the TV.
  3. 3[transitive] plunk something to play a guitar, a keyboard, etc. with your fingers and produce a rough, unpleasant sound
  4. Phrasal Verbsplunk somethingdown
the plunk, plunk of the banjo

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