plounce

verb
\ ˈplau̇n(t)s \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of plounce

transitive verb

chiefly dialectal : to plunge (a person) into water usually as a punishment for being a scold : duck

intransitive verb

dialectal : to splash about : flounder

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History and Etymology for plounce

probably imitative

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“Plounce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plounce. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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