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plonk

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verb \ˈpläŋk, ˈplȯŋk\

variant of

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to pluck or hit so as to produce a quick, hollow, metallic, or harsh sound

  3. 2 :  to set down suddenly :  plump

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 :  to make a plunking sound

  6. 2 :  to drop abruptly :  dive

  7. 3 :  to come out in favor of someone or something :  plump —used with for


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plonk

noun

Definition of plonk

chiefly British

  1. :  cheap or inferior wine

Origin and Etymology of plonk

short for earlier plink-plonk, perhaps modification of French vin blanc white wine


First Known Use: 1933




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plonk

noun

Definition of plonk for English Language Learners

  • : cheap wine that is not of good quality


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