Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “plonk” en inglés

plonk

verb uk   /plɒŋk/ us    /plɑːŋk/ informal

plonk verb (PUT DOWN)

[I or T, usually + adv/prep] (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.

plonk verb (INSTRUMENT)

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

plonk

noun [U] uk   /plɒŋk/ us    /plɑːŋk/

plonk noun [U] (SOUND)

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

plonk noun [U] (WINE)

mainly UK informal cheap wine, especially wine that is not of good quality: We had pizza and a bottle of plonk.

plonk

adverb uk   /plɒŋk/ us    /plɑːŋk/ (US also plunk) informal
making a plonk sound: I heard something go plonk. An apple landed plonk on the ground.
(Definition of plonk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de plonk
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “plonk” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

maiden

a girl or young woman

Palabra del día

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Aprende más 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Aprende más