verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- plunge bath,
- plunge pool,
- plunging fire,
- plunk down,
- plunket baby,
- plunket nurse
Origin of plunk
Examples from the Web for plunk
Sure, the universe of Americans willing to plunk down for an electric sports car is small.
Anybody's got to have sense about telling the truth; you can't just plunk everything out!The Vehement Flame|Margaret Wade Campbell Deland
With a plunk it fell, and exploded about forty feet away, choking me with sand and half blinding me for about five minutes.How I Filmed the War|Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
Indeed the Clatawa crowd had the money ready to plunk down when the psychological pitch of Sam's Dutch courage had arrived.Bulldog Carney|W. A. Fraser
Word Origin for plunk
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.