Definitions for pluck

Definitions for (noun) pluck

Main entry: pluck

Definition: the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord

Main entry: gutsiness, pluck, pluckiness

Definition: the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury

Definitions for (verb) pluck

Main entry: cull, pluck, pick

Definition: look for and gather

Usage: pick mushrooms; pick flowers

Main entry: tear, deplumate, deplume, displume, pull, pluck

Definition: strip of feathers

Usage: pull a chicken; pluck the capon

Main entry: pluck, plunk, pick

Definition: pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion

Usage: he plucked the strings of his mandolin

Main entry: pick off, pull off, pluck, tweak

Definition: pull or pull out sharply

Usage: pluck the flowers off the bush

Main entry: gazump, fleece, soak, overcharge, hook, rob, pluck, plume, surcharge

Definition: rip off; ask an unreasonable price

Main entry: pluck, hustle, roll

Definition: sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity

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