How to use plonk in a sentence
Just cobble it together, plonk it on your head, and smile a lot.
Why not plonk yourself and your guests in front of the warm glow of the television set this holiday weekend?
Suddenly I fall over something—plonk into the middle of some excavated earth, which the rain has made into semolina pudding.Letters to Helen | Keith Henderson
Suddenly we heard a musical and distant wail, something flew past the window, and there was a wee "plonk."A Company of Tanks | W. H. L. Watson
There was a heavy plonk and a rush of feet as Knollys, who had watched fascinated, ran down the companion-way with another man.Captivity | M. Leonora Eyles
Something would go plonk when the trigger was pulled on an empty chamber, so I did some dry practice at the crests of waves.Four-Day Planet | Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for plonk (1 of 2)
(often foll by down) to drop or be dropped, esp heavily or suddenly: he plonked the money on the table
the act or sound of plonking
an exclamation imitative of this sound
British Dictionary definitions for plonk (2 of 2)
British, Australian and NZ informal alcoholic drink, usually wine, esp of inferior quality
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