Definition of Plunker

1. Noun. (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly.

Exact synonyms: Plunk
Generic synonyms: Hit, Hitting, Striking
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game



Definition of Plunker

1. one that plunks [n -S] - See also: plunks

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plunker

plunge waterfall
plunge waterfalls
plunged
plunger
plunger mute
plungerlike
plungers
plunges
plunging
plungingly
plungings
plunk
plunk down
plunk for
plunked
plunker (current term)
plunkers
plunket
plunkier
plunkiest
plunking
plunks
plunky
pluot
pluots
pluperfect
pluperfect tense
pluperfects
plural
plural form

Literary usage of Plunker

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1. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"The order of play being fixed, the first player throws his plunker from the stand against the wall with the intention of hitting one or more of the marbles ..."

2. The Games & Diversions of Argyleshire by Robert Craig Maclagan (1901)
"If he misses a shot he loses a turn, or if his plunker remains in the ring, he cannot play till some of the other players strike him out, ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
"... plunker, ». One who is accustomed to play the truant ; [also, a horse that is given to ratting, 8. Tent, ¡¡licht, obligatio ; Holland, ..."

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