plunk down

verb

Definition of plunk down

intransitive verb
:to drop abruptly :settle into position
transitive verb
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
2 :to pay out
  • reluctant to plunk down the money for a new car

First Known Use of plunk down

1891


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