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

     

    plonk

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//plɒŋk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//plɑːŋk//
     
    (especially British English)(usually North American English plunk)(informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they plonk
    BrE BrE//plɒŋk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//plɑːŋk//
     
    he / she / it plonks
    BrE BrE//plɒŋks//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//plɑːŋks//
     
    past simple plonked
    BrE BrE//plɒŋkt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//plɑːŋkt//
     
    past participle plonked
    BrE BrE//plɒŋkt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//plɑːŋkt//
     
    -ing form plonking
    BrE BrE//ˈplɒŋkɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈplɑːŋkɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1plonk something + adv./prep. to put something down on something, especially noisily or carelessly He plonked the books down on the table. Just plonk your bag anywhere.
  2. 2plonk yourself (down) to sit down heavily or carelessly He just plonked himself down and turned on the TV.
  3. Word Originverb late 19th cent. (originally dialect): imitative; compare with plunk.

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