Definition of pluck at phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pluck at

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
to hold something with the fingers and pull it gently, especially more than once synonym tug The child kept plucking at his mother's sleeve. (figurative) The wind plucked at my jacket.
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