To pluck and release quickly (a musical string); to twang.
- To throw or place heavily or abruptly: plunked the money down on the counter.
- To strum or pluck (a stringed instrument).
- To drop or fall abruptly or heavily; plump: plunked onto the couch with a sigh of relief.
- To emit a hollow twanging sound.
- Informal A heavy blow or stroke.
- A short hollow twanging sound.
- Informal With a short hollow thud.
- Informal Exactly; precisely: The dart landed plunk in the center of the target.