plunk down

verb

Definition of plunk down

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

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1a :  to put down usually firmly or abruptly plunked the items down on the counterb :  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

First Known Use of plunk down

1891

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