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English definition of “plonk”

plonk

noun [U] (WINE)    /plɒŋk/ US  /plɑːŋk/ mainly UK informal
cheap wine, especially wine that is not of good quality: We had pizza and a bottle of plonk.Wines and winemaking
(Definition of plonk noun (WINE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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