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pluck

Synonyms of pluck in English:

verb

  • 1 he plucked a thread from his lapel
    remove, pick (off), pull (off/out), extract, take (off)
  • 2 she plucked at his T-shirt
    pull (at), tug (at), clutch (at), snatch (at), grab, catch (at), tweak, jerk
    informal yank
  • 3 the turkeys have been plucked
    deplume, remove the feathers from
  • 4 Jen plucked the guitar strings
    strum, pick, plunk, thrum, twang;
    play pizzicato
  • noun

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  • 1 saying those things to her took a lot of pluck
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