Plunk (?), v. t. [Imitative.]

[Chiefly Colloq.]

1.

To pluck and release quickly (a musical string); to twang.

2.

To throw, push, drive heavily, plumply, or suddenly; as, to plunk down a dollar; also, to hit or strike.

3.

To be a truant from (school). [Scot.]

 

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Plunk, v. i. [Chiefly Colloq.]

1.

To make a quick, hollow, metallic, or harsh sound, as by pulling hard on a taut string and quickly releasing it; of a raven, to croak.

2.

To drop or sink down suddenly or heavily; to plump.

3.

To play truant, or "hooky". [Scot.]

 

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Plunk, n.

1.

Act or sound of plunking. [Colloq.]

2.

[Slang]

(a)

A large sum of money. [Obs.]

(b)

A dollar. [U. S.]

 

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