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plunk

verb uk   /plʌŋk/ us  

plunk verb (PUT DOWN)

[I or T, usually + adv/prep] US ( UK plonk) to put something down heavily and without taking care: Just plunk the shopping (down) on the table, and come and have a cup of tea. Come in and plunk yourselves (down) (= sit down) anywhere you like.

plunk verb (INSTRUMENT)

[I usually + adv/prep] ( also plonk) to play a musical instrument, usually not very well but often loudly: I really enjoy plunking away on the piano.

plunk

noun [U] uk   /plʌŋk/ us    /plʌŋk/

plunk noun [U] (SOUND)

US ( UK usually plonk) a hollow sound like that made when an object is dropped heavily onto a surface: the plunk of a tennis ball

plunk

adverb uk   /plɒŋk/ us    /plɑːŋk/ ( UK usually plonk)
making a hollow sound like that made when an object is dropped heavily onto a surface: I heard something go plunk. An apple landed plunk on the ground.
Translations of “plunk”
in Korean (아무렇게나 탁) 내려놓다…
in Arabic يُلقي…
in Portuguese jogar…
in Catalan deixar caure…
in Japanese ~をぽいっと放り投げる, ドスンと投げ出す…
in Italian lasciare cadere di peso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撲通聲及放下…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扑通声及放下…
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