Origin of plummet
OTHER WORDS FROM plummetun·plum·met·ed, adjective
How to use plummet in a sentence
Ratings for talent competitions like Idol, once viewership juggernauts, are plummeting.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Oh, and car sales, far from plummeting, have soared to levels not seen since 2007.The Chicken Littles Are Wrong: Environmental Regulations Always Spur Innovation|Daniel Gross|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And then they deploy, plummeting to earth to kill a bunch of people who may or may not deserve it.
As a result, the deficit has been plummeting rapidly—in real terms, and as a percentage of gross domestic product.
A woman who lives on the 29th floor also would report seeing a plummeting body.Dmitriy Kanarikov Kills Himself, Son in Fall From New York City Tower|Michael Daly|December 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Birds sang in the trees while quail scurried across the road or took off in their short plummeting flights.Ticktock and Jim|Keith Robertson
Don had a glimpse of Professor Garet's machine plummeting down in the midst of most of Superior's vehicular population.And Then the Town Took Off|Richard Wilson
Bending over he seized the first of the gleaming cubes and hurled it over the edge of the crater, saw it start plummeting down.
Undaunted, he tried again, and again it happened—the stone went plummeting.The Beginning|Henry Hasse
"You'll see their power come plummeting to earth if I can work the machine," said John urgently.The Buttoned Sky|Geoff St. Reynard