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Plunk   /pləŋk/   Listen

A hollow twanging sound.
(baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly.  Synonym: plunker.

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"Plunk" Quotes from Famous Books

... the air it grew chill as the Gryxabodill Raised his dank, dripping fins to the skies To plead with the Plunk for the use of her bill To pick the tears out of ...
— A Nonsense Anthology • Collected by Carolyn Wells

... instance," continued Peter, finishing his glass. "I got a girl up here that's spoiled. Spoildest darn girl I ever saw. Refused to kiss me; no reason whatsoever. Led me on deliberately to think sure I want to kiss you and then plunk! Threw me over! What's the younger ...
— Tales of the Jazz Age • F. Scott Fitzgerald

... slim of delivering a knockout at that distance, but we badly needed meat, anyway, after our march through the Thirst, so I tried him. We heard the well-known plunk of the bullet, but down went his head, up went his heels, and away went he. We watched him in vast disgust. He cavorted out into a bare open space without cover of any sort, and then flopped over. I thought I caught a fleeting grin of delight on Mavrouki's face; but ...
— The Land of Footprints • Stewart Edward White

Words linked to "Plunk" :   dump, chute, come down, colloquialism, baseball, force, baseball game, plunker, striking, fall, hitting, jump, draw, descend, nosedive, go, set down, twang, place down, put down, go down, sound, power-dive, parachute, hit, flump, duck, crash-dive, pull

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