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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a hollow twanging sound;

2. (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly;
[syn: plunk, plunker]


VERB (4)

1. make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground;
[syn: clop, clump, clunk, plunk]

2. set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise;
- Example: "He planked the money on the table"
- Example: "He planked himself into the sofa"
[syn: plank, flump, plonk, plop, plunk, plump down, plunk down, plump]

3. drop steeply;
- Example: "the stock market plunged"
[syn: dive, plunge, plunk]

4. pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion;
- Example: "he plucked the strings of his mandolin"
[syn: pluck, plunk, pick]


ADVERB (1)

1. with a short hollow thud;
- Example: "plop came the ball down to the corner of the green"
[syn: plop, plunk]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Plunk \Plunk\, v. t. [Imitative.] [Chiefly Colloq.] 1. To pluck and release quickly (a musical string); to twang. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To throw, push, drive heavily, plumply, or suddenly; as, to plunk down a dollar; also, to hit or strike. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. To be a truant from (school). [Scot.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Plunk \Plunk\, v. i. [Chiefly Colloq.] 1. To make a quick, hollow, metallic, or harsh sound, as by pulling hard on a taut string and quickly releasing it; of a raven, to croak. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To drop or sink down suddenly or heavily; to plump. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. To play truant, or "hooky". [Scot.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Plunk \Plunk\, n. 1. Act or sound of plunking. [Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. [Slang] (a) A large sum of money. [Obs.] (b) A dollar. [U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

plunk adv 1: with a short hollow thud; "plop came the ball down to the corner of the green" [syn: plop, plunk] n 1: a hollow twanging sound 2: (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly [syn: plunk, plunker] v 1: make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground [syn: clop, clump, clunk, plunk] 2: set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself into the sofa" [syn: plank, flump, plonk, plop, plunk, plump down, plunk down, plump] 3: drop steeply; "the stock market plunged" [syn: dive, plunge, plunk] 4: pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin" [syn: pluck, plunk, pick]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

156 Moby Thesaurus words for "plunk": abruptly, bang, bash, bat, beating, belt, biff, blow, bonk, bump, cast, chink, chop, chuck, clap, click, clink, clip, clobber, clop, clout, clump, clunk, coldcock, crack, crump, cut, dash, deal, deal a blow, deck, dig, dint, dive, drop, drub, drubbing, drumming, dull thud, exactly, fall, fetch, fetch a blow, flick, fling, flump, flush, full, fusillade, hastily, hit, hit a clip, hurl, impetuously, impulsively, jab, kerplunk, knock, knock cold, knock down, knock out, let have it, lick, like a flash, like a thunderbolt, nose-dive, of a sudden, on short notice, pad, parachute, paste, pat, patter, pelt, pick, pitapat, pitch, pitter-patter, plank, plop, pluck, plumb, plummet, plump, plunge, point-blank, poke, pop, pounce, pounce on, pounce upon, pound, precipitantly, precipitately, precipitously, precisely, punch, rap, right, sharp, skin-dive, sky-dive, slam, slap, slog, slug, smack, smack-dab, smash, smite, snap, soak, sock, sound, spang, square, squarely, startlingly, stoop, straight, strike, strike at, stroke, strum, sudden, suddenly, surprisingly, swat, sweep the strings, swing, swipe, swoop, swoop down, take a header, tap, tattoo, throw, thrum, thrust, thud, thump, thwack, tick, tinkle, toss, tunk, twang, unawares, unexpectedly, wallop, whack, wham, whop, without notice, without warning, yerk