plonking

/ (ˈplɒŋkɪŋ) /

adjective

foolish, clumsy, or inepthis plonking response to the princess's death

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Example sentences from the Web for plonking

  • "Gimmie nine tickets on Ducksoup in the seventh," he said, plonking the handful of bills down on the counter.

    The Foreign Hand Tie|Gordon Randall Garrett