Definition of Plink

1. Noun. A short, high-pitched sound ¹



2. Verb. (context: with "out") (colloquial) To play a song or a portion of a song, usually on a percussion instrument such as a piano. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plink

1. to shoot at random targets [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plink

plim
plimed
pliming
plimmed
plimming
plims
plimsol
plimsole
plimsoles
plimsoll
plimsolled
plimsolls
plimsols
pling
plings
plink (current term)
plinked
plinker
plinkers
plinking
plinks
plinky
plinth
plinthed
plinths
pliocene
pliofilm
pliofilms
pliohippus
pliosaur

Literary usage of Plink

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1. The Story of Arizona by William Henry Robinson (1919)
"Here is one song that Bourke quotes, guitar accompaniment and all: "No me mires con esos tus ojos, (Fluke-fluky-fluke; plink, ..."

2. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse by William Peterfield Trent (1905)
"... en 'gun ter chune 'er up—plink, plank, plunk, plink ! plunk, plank, plink, plunk ! " Uncle Remus's imitation of the tuning of a fiddle was marvellous ..."

3. Folio (1885)
"Tet I can plonk and plunk and plink and tune her up and play, And jest lean back and laugh and ... And so I plunk and plonk and plink, and rosum-up my bow, ..."

4. The Story of Arizona by William Henry Robinson (1919)
"Here is one song that Bourke quotes, guitar accompaniment and all: "No me mires con esos tus ojos, (Fluke-fluky-fluke; plink, ..."

5. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse by William Peterfield Trent (1905)
"... en 'gun ter chune 'er up—plink, plank, plunk, plink ! plunk, plank, plink, plunk ! " Uncle Remus's imitation of the tuning of a fiddle was marvellous ..."

6. Folio (1885)
"Tet I can plonk and plunk and plink and tune her up and play, And jest lean back and laugh and ... And so I plunk and plonk and plink, and rosum-up my bow, ..."

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