from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Variant of plunk.
- n. Chiefly British Slang Cheap or inferior wine.
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- interj. The sound made by something solid landing.
- interj. The supposed sound of adding a user to one's killfile.
- n. The sound of something solid landing.
- v. To set or toss (something) down carelessly.
- v. To automatically ignore a particular poster; to killfile.
- adv. Precisely and forcefully.
- n. Cheap or inferior everyday wine.
- n. (dated, UK, law enforcement, slang) 1970s UK police slang for a female police constable.
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- v. set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
- n. a cheap wine of inferior quality
- n. the noise of something dropping (as into liquid)
Their wine might be as good as the lovely plonk from the Central Valley.
Me and my fellow bloggers had some that we'd call plonk at best.
The country is already renowned for its cheaper offerings, known as plonk; for the first time this year, a dry wine by Chile's Concha y Toro beat out Italy's syrupy Riunite as the top U.S. wine import.
The source of the terrifying "plonk" is soon revealed as nothing worse than darts hitting a target.
(The slang is new to me, but nothing with "plonk" in it can be complimentary.)
It was at the complete fall of darkness that the door slammed closed, and half a dozen shots rang out through the building, followed by the "plonk" of the bullets embedding themselves in the solid logs immediately behind where the rancher had been standing.
VALUE: Nicely balanced, varietally correct > Well above the "plonk" level at a price that pretty much marks the bottom end for quality in today's market.
About a month ago my G string started sounding more like 'plonk' than 'riiiinng'.
The country that gave the world premium sake and award-winning malt whiskies has been infamous for producing the kind of plonk that gives wine a bad name ‑ often blends of cheap imports and even grape juice.
• Quit the piano and the violin, especially if their defeatist attitude coincided with a recital, thus saving me from the torture of listening to other people's precious children soldier through hackneyed pieces of the juvenile repertoire, plink after ever more unbearable plonk.
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