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[n] the act of hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
[n] a hollow twanging sound
[adv] (informal) with a short hollow thud; "plop came the ball down to the corner of the green"
[v] pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion, as of guitar strings; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin"
[v] set (something or oneself) down; "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself into the sofa"
[v] drop steeply; "the stock market plunged"
[v] make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground

Misc. Definitions

\Plunk\, v. t. [Imitative.] [Chiefly Colloq.]
1. To pluck and release quickly (a musical string); to twang.
2. To throw, push, drive heavily, plumply, or suddenly; as, to plunk down a dollar; also, to hit or strike.
3. To be a truant from (school). [Scot.]
\Plunk\, v. i. [Chiefly Colloq.]
1. To make a quick, hollow, metallic, or harsh sound, as by pulling hard on a taut string and quickly releasing it; of a raven, to croak.
2. To drop or sink down suddenly or heavily; to plump.
3. To play truant, or ``hooky''. [Scot.]
\Plunk\, n.
1. Act or sound of plunking. [Colloq.]
2. [Slang] (a) A large sum of money. [Obs.] (b) A dollar. [U. S.]

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