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Meaning of “plonk” in the English Dictionary

"plonk" in British English

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plonkverb

uk   /plɒŋk/  us   /plɑːŋk/
  • plonk verb (PUT DOWN)

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

plonknoun [U]

uk   /plɒŋk/  us   /plɑːŋk/
  • plonk noun [U] (WINE)

UK informal cheapwine, ​especiallywine that is not of good ​quality: We had ​pizza and a ​bottle of plonk.

plonkadverb

uk   /plɒŋk/  us   /plɑːŋk/ (US usually plunk)
(Definition of plonk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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