noun \ˈplən-jər\

: a tool made of a stick with a rubber cup on the end that is used to clear a blocked pipe in a toilet or sink

: a part that moves up and down usually inside a tube or cylinder (such as a syringe) to push something out

Full Definition of PLUNGER

:  one that plunges: as
a :  diver
b :  a reckless gambler or speculator
c (1) :  a sliding reciprocating piece driven by or against fluid pressure; especially :  piston
(2) :  a piece with a motion like that of a ram or piston
d :  a rubber suction cup on a handle used to free plumbing traps and waste outlets of obstructions

First Known Use of PLUNGER


Rhymes with PLUNGER


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