Last modified on 17 December 2014, at 00:20

plunk

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoetic. Compare flump.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

plunk (third-person singular simple present plunks, present participle plunking, simple past and past participle plunked)

  1. To drop or throw heavily (onto or into something) so that it makes a sound
    Enrique plunked his money down on the counter with a sigh and bellied up to the bar.
  2. In baseball, to intentionally hit the batter with a pitch
    The Braves retaliated by plunking Harper in the next inning.


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