- (transitive) To drop or throw something heavily onto or into something else, so that it makes a dull sound.
- Enrique plunked his money down on the counter with a sigh and bellied up to the bar.
- (intransitive) To land suddenly or heavily; to plump down.
- (baseball, transitive) To intentionally hit the batter with a pitch.
- The Braves retaliated by plunking Harper in the next inning.
- (intransitive, of a raven) To croak.
- (transitive) To pluck and quickly release (a musical string); to twang.
- (transitive, intransitive, Scotland) To be a truant from (school).
plunk (plural plunks)