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"plunk" in British English

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plunkverb

uk   /plʌŋk/  us   /plʌŋk/

plunknoun [U]

uk   /plʌŋk/  us   /plʌŋk/

plunkadverb

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

"plunk" in American English

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plunkverb [T always + adv/prep]

 us   /plʌŋk/
to put something down heavily or suddenly: [M] She plunked the trashcan down in the driveway.
If you plunk money down, you pay it: [M] She plunked down most of her savings to buy the house.

plunknoun [U]

 us   /plʌŋk/
  • plunk noun [U] (SOUND)

a sound like that made when a hollow object is dropped: The stone dropped in the lake with a satisfying plunk.
(Definition of plunk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plunk”
in Arabic يُلقي…
in Korean (아무렇게나 탁) 내려놓다…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 扑通声及放下…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撲通聲及放下…
in Italian lasciare cadere di peso…
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“plunk” in American English

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
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