vi(British English/inglés británico)
- 1.1 (drop) caer* 1.2 (make plonking sound) he plonked away at the piano aporreaba el pianoMore example sentences
- ‘We have some left over bacon’ Henrietta said and she carelessly plonked the strips of meat into the same frying pan as the eggs.
- He takes the glass from me, plonking it down on his desk - a little too hard, if you ask me.
- We plonked the stone down where it was to live, stood back, looked at one another, nodded, and the decision was made.
- 2 uncountable/no numerable (mediocre wine) [colloquial/familiar] vino (masculine) peleón [colloquial/familiar], vinacho (masculine) [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
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- The weakest element is the soundtrack - rhythmic rattles and plops, clonks, clicks and plonks, with vague background song - rather a letdown.
- For instance, I agree entirely with his description of the music as ‘two plinks, a plonk, and a grrr!’
- I cherished the symbols of dominion so soon to be objects of ridicule or subjects of parody - the plonk of the cricket ball, the stamp of the sentry's boot, the hymns and the silly rituals that spoke of old certitudes.
- Spanish wine, which was higher in alcohol than other wines, was regarded mainly as cheaper heady plonk, and better, more expensive, wines were often cut with it.
- Ever wondered how you can test your taste buds' ability to tell the difference between cheap plonk and fine wines?
- And they have to wash the whole thing down with a pint of lager or some cheap and plentiful plonk.