pluck at

Definition of pluck at

  1. :  to pull part of (something) with one's fingers especially more than once He nervously plucked at the blanket.

Word by Word Definitions

pluckplay
  1. :  to pull or pick off or out

    :  to remove something (as hairs) from by or as if by plucking

    :  rob, fleece

  1. :  an act or instance of plucking or pulling

    :  the heart, liver, lungs, and trachea of a slaughtered animal especially as an item of food

    :  courageous readiness to fight or continue against odds :  dogged resolution


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