Definitions

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  • adjective informal Characterized by plink sounds.

Etymologies

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plink +‎ -y

Examples

  • Wouldn't one expect China's national anthem [to] be more 'plinky'?

    Slate Magazine

  • There is no insert in these chips and therefore no "plinky" sound.

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  • Why doesn't everyone run out of Luther's office the very second the plinky plonky killer-on-the-loose music starts to play?

    Grace Dent's TV OD: Luther and Falling Skies

  • Fan favorite "Heaven's On Fire" was a rare moment of liveliness, something well short of a rave up but with enough bounce and plinky keyboards to break the somber spell.

    In concert: The Radio Dept. at Rock & Roll Hotel

  • Why doesn't everyone run out of Luther's office the very second the plinky plonky killer-on-the-loose music starts to play?

    Grace Dent's TV OD: Luther and Falling Skies

  • What you need for the lass is a plinky-plonky piano player in the background. :o

    Scribibble.

  • Also, whenever Abby and Connor are doing one of these scenes, the incidental music is an annoying plinky-plonky-ave-a-banarner-its-all-good-fun piece of synth slop, clearly meant to cue the viewer into the required yoofy-laffs frame of mind.

    Primeval S3 Ep 9 – Attack Of The Zombie Dialogue Monsters! « INTERSTELLAR TACTICS

  • If you're like me, you've had that song from the MacBook Air commercial — the one with the plinky piano, the trombones and the singer who sounds like Feist but isn't Feist — stuck in your head since the ad first aired back in January.

    The Apple of Our Ear

  • Tony DokoupilListening Room: Covering BritneyIf you're like me, you've had that song from the MacBook Air commercial — the one with the plinky piano, the trombones and the singer who sounds like Feist but isn't Feist — stuck in your head since the ad first aired in January.

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  • In Cloud Climber, you're a cute little man who – backed by vaguely narcoleptic plinky-plonk music – has to jump higher and higher into the sky on clouds collecting coins.

    SLACKERJACK – Frost Bite

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