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plunk down

verb

Definition of plunk down

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to drop abruptly :  settle into position

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 a :  to put down usually firmly or abruptly <plunked the items down on the counter> b :  to settle (oneself) into position <plunked himself down on the bench>

  5. 2 :  to pay out <reluctant to plunk down the money for a new car>



1891

First Known Use of plunk down

1891


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