verb (used with object), plunged, plung·ing.
verb (used without object), plunged, plung·ing.
Origin of plunge
Related formsre·plunge, verb, re·plunged, re·plung·ing; nounun·plunged, adjective
Examples from the Web for plunging
The organizers certainly appeared worried about plunging into the notoriously fierce world of London fashion and media.I Got Kicked Out Of The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show|Nico Hines|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Crawford leads them in plunging back into the river whose waters fed the first civilization.
Perhaps his conservative political instinct will ultimately keep Murdoch from plunging fully into the yes camp.Freeeeedom! Hollywood Fights for Scottish Independence|Nico Hines|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the Apple Watch, it is plunging into a market where the main product is—and almost always has been—a fashion-y status symbol.
From Texas to Ireland, athletes are plunging 80 feet with death-defying moves.The World Series of Cliff Diving Takes Itself Very Seriously|Hampton Stevens|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I rose, and plunging my hand into our saddle-bag, produced a bottle of brandy we had brought with us from Scutari.Albania|E. F. Knight
We simply fell over the cliff, plunging, caroming, and ricocheting down through the masses of vegetation.In Africa|John T. McCutcheon
"Damn the stocks," began Mr. Stirn, plunging right in medias res, and by a fine use of one of the noblest figures of rhetoric.
The others made their escape by plunging deeper into the recesses of the quarry.Scenes and Adventures in Affghanistan|William Taylor
His fingers found and turned it, plunging the room into the darkness of the grave.The Firefly Of France|Marion Polk Angellotti
British Dictionary definitions for plunging
- to resolve to do something dangerous or irrevocable
- to get married
Word Origin for plunge
Idioms and Phrases with plunging
see take the plunge.