Sure, the universe of Americans willing to plunk down for an electric sports car is small.
When they got to the marsh, Mr. Green Frog went in first with a soft "plunk" in the mud.
His counsel was quickly taken, and then there was a plunk as he sprang into the creek.
But when morning comes they'll draw back out of revolver range and plunk the first man who shows himself outside.
A blue-eyed feller with a mustache, but he gave me a plunk not to tell.
Cash flinched again, wavered, swallowed twice, and got up so abruptly that Lovin Child sat down again with a plunk.
He could hear the soft plunk, plunk of her rubber heels on the marble steps.
“Let them,” said Pearl, sending the anchor with a plunk into the sea.
And there's twenty thousand Boers plunk in the middle, ain't they?
He picked up a pebble and was about to plunk it into the water near Four-Leaf when Clover's head broke water.
1805, "to pluck a stringed instrument;" 1808 in sense of "drop down abruptly;" 1888 as "to hit, wound, shoot." Probably of imitative origin in all cases. Related: Plunked; plunking.
Precisely; exactly; squarely; smack
[1734+; fr plumb]
A dollar: my five thousand plunks (1891+)
To shoot (1888+)