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Plunk   Listen
noun
Plunk  n.  
1.
Act or sound of plunking. (Colloq.)
2.
(Slang)
(a)
A large sum of money. (Obs.)
(b)
A dollar. (U. S.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Plunk" Quotes from Famous Books



... don't explain it," said the mate. "A fine place to be high and dry and a U-boat come along in the morning and plunk us another few shells between our livers and lights. I'm tired of keeping ...
— The U-boat hunters • James B. Connolly

... all his strength to hurl a ball back at Frank. But he "wound up," as baseball pitchers call that curving swinging of the arm just before the ball is thrown, with such vigor that he lost his balance. His feet went up into the air and he came down ker-plunk! but the snowball left his hand with what proved ...
— The Brighton Boys in the Radio Service • James R. Driscoll

... of glory is the worter millon patch Like a great big nest of goodies thet is jest a-gone to hatch; En ye take yer thumb en finger in an ecstasy so drunk Thet ye hardly hear the music of theyr dreamy plunky-plunk! En the griefs air gone ferever, en the sorrers lose control Ez ye feed the angel in ye on the honeys of a soul, En ye smack yer lips with laughter while the birds of heaven pipe, When the roas'in'-ears air plenty en the ...
— Oklahoma Sunshine • Freeman E. (Freeman Edwin) Miller



Words linked to "Plunk" :   clop, pluck, parachute, force, clunk, baseball game, nosedive, place down, go, duck, baseball, power-dive, plunk down, descend, plunk for, fall, plunge, plank, plop, plump, dump, plunker, clump, flump, pick, striking, hit, sound, draw, colloquialism



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