HyperDic: plunk

English > 7 senses of the word plunk:
VERBperceptionplunk, clop, clump, clunkmake or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
contactplunk, plank, flump, plonk, plop, plump down, plunk down, plumpset (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
motionplunk, dive, plungedrop steeply
contactplunk, pluck, pickpull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion
NOUNeventplunka hollow twanging sound
actplunk, plunker(baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
ADVERBallplunk, plopwith a short hollow thud
plunk > pronunciation
Soundsplah'ngk
Rhymesbunk ... trunk: 19 rhymes with ahngk...
English > plunk: 7 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA hollow twanging sound.
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
Verbsplunkmake or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
English > plunk: 7 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly.
Synonymplunker
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Broaderhit, hitting, strikingThe act of contacting one thing with another
English > plunk: 7 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWith a short hollow thud.
Synonymplop
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishplop
English > plunk: 7 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningmake or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsclop, clump, clunk
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Spanishgolpetear
Nounsplunka hollow twanging sound
English > plunk: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningSet (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsplank, flump, plonk, plop, plump down, plunk down, plump
Broaderset down, put down, place downCause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
Spanishentablar
English > plunk: 7 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningDrop steeply.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe stock market is going to plunk
Synonymsdive, plunge
Narrowerchute, parachute, jumpJump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
crash-divedescend steeply and rapidly
ducksubmerge or plunge / plunge suddenly
nosediveplunge / plunge nose first
power-divemake a power dive
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Similar toplunge, dumpfall abruptly
Spanishcaer en picado, desplomarse, hundirse, sumergirse, zambullirse
Catalancabussar-se, capbussar-se, enfonsar-se, submergir-se
English > plunk: 7 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningPull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymspluck, pick
Narrowertwangpluck (strings of an instrument)
Broaderpull, drawCause to move by pulling

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