There are 2 translations of pluck in Spanish:

pluck1

Pronunciation: /plʌk/

vt

  • 1.1 (pull feathers, hair from) [chicken] desplumar to pluck one's eyebrows depilarse las cejas
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    • He was already plucking the last few feathers and rubbing spices into the carcasses in preparation for cooking.
    • The owner of the turkey and the ‘Keeper of the Fowl’ were going to have the bird cleaned and plucked and we were going to have a Turkey Fry.
    • He at once began work on the bird, plucking the feathers carefully from its wings and tail and setting them in a pile on the sand, then skinning it with his dagger.
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    • Undergoing a total transformation by cutting her hair, plucking her eyebrows, and having her teeth capped, Céline was willing to do whatever it took to make her dreams a reality.
    • Teen magazines are full of articles on how to lose weight, get the right hair highlights, pluck eyebrows effectively, and so on.
    • My eyes are small like my dad's, and my eyebrows have been plucked much thinner than natural.
    1.2 (pull, pick) [fruit/flower] arrancar* to pluck sth/sb from sth arrancar* algo/a algn de algo he was plucked from the bosom of his family fue arrancado del seno de su familia to pluck sb from the jaws of death arrancar* a algn de las garras de la muerte she plucked a thorn from my finger me sacó una espina del dedo
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    • And boy, Steve reached down today and plucked it just like picking a flower.
    • She reached over and plucked a small grass blade from his hair.
    • She stammered, quickly plucking her favorite perfume off of her dresser and spraying some on.
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    • Riga grinned proudly and plucked at the sleeve of his shirt aimlessly.
    • I plucked at the sleeve of the jacket Roop had given me, trying to think of a change in conversation.
    • Morgan plucked at his sleeve and they both sat down silently on the other bed.
    1.3 [Music/Música] [string/guitar] puntear
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    • I sat with the lute in my lap, trying to reach for forgotten notes as my fingers plucked the strings.
    • I watched her fingers pluck the strings gracefully, feeling her courage getting greater with the song.
    • She started strumming, and plucking the strings, and finally singing.

vi

  • to pluck at sth tirar de algo, jalar de algo (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) to pluck at a guitar puntear la guitarra

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There are 2 translations of pluck in Spanish:

pluck2

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • [colloquial/familiar] valor (m), coraje (m) it takes real pluck to … hace falta valor or hay que tener coraje para …
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    • And when I was here a few weeks ago, I met with a number of those families, and I was impressed by their pluck, their spirit.
    • At 73 June sings those lyrics with the same determined pluck as she did at 9, revealing an artist whose hopefulness proved as solid and indefatigable as her voice.
    • Admiring her pluck and determination Clint reluctantly takes her on and a fascinating relationship of substitute father and daughter emerges.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.