Bang, an onomatopoeic word

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Bang, an onomatopoeic word
 

Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘plunk’.

Plunk
Pronunciation:
\ˈpləŋk\
Variant(s):
or plonk \ˈpläŋk, ˈplŋk\
Function:
verb
Etymology:
imitative
Date:
1805

transitive verb
1 : to pluck or hit so as to produce a quick, hollow, metallic, or harsh sound
2 : to set down suddenly : 
intransitive verb
1 : to make a sound
2 : to drop abruptly : 
3 : to come out in favor of someone or something :  —used with for


plunk. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plunk
 
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