Definition of plock in English:

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Pronunciation: /plɒk/


[no object]
Make a short, low clicking sound: her needle plocked in and out of her embroidery


A short, low clicking sound: [as modifier]: when a rock makes contact with the stomach there is a sickly plock sound
More example sentences
  • It scatters away and makes a ‘plock’ sound against a cabinet.
  • In a sense it lost its voice with the plock, plock, plock being replaced by the merest muffle of a sound.
  • But I haven't had time to stack the china shop with entries to fall plock, plock, plock into place in my absence.


1930s: imitative.

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