Translation of "pluck" - English-Spanish dictionary

pluck

verb uk /plʌk/

to quickly pull something or someone from the place where they are

sacar
She plucked a business card from her pocket and handed it to him.

If you pluck a bird, you pull feathers from it

desplumar
She was plucking a chicken.

to remove hair from something

depilar(se)
She plucked her eyebrows.

If you pluck the strings of a musical instrument, you pull them with your fingers to make sounds.

puntear

(Translation of “pluck” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

pluck

verb /plak/

to pull

arrancar
She plucked a grey/gray hair from her head
He plucked at my sleeve.

to pull the feathers off (a chicken etc) before cooking it.

desplumar

to pick (flowers etc).

coger

to pull hairs out of (eyebrows) in order to improve their shape.

depilar (las cejas)

to pull and let go (the strings of a musical instrument)

puntear
He gently plucked the strings of his guitar.
plucky adjective (comparative pluckier, superlative pluckiest)

courageous

valiente
a plucky young fellow.
pluckily adverb

valientemente
pluckiness noun

valentía
pluck up (the) courage/energy etc

to gather up one’s courage etc (to do something)

armarse de valor
She plucked up (the) courage to ask a question.

(Translation of “pluck” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)