Synonyms for pluck

Synonyms for (noun) pluck

Synonyms: pluck

Definition: the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord

Similar words: pull, pulling

Definition: the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you

Usage: the pull up the hill had him breathing harder; his strenuous pulling strained his back


Synonyms: gutsiness, pluck, pluckiness

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

Similar words: fearlessness

Definition: the trait of feeling no fear

Synonyms for (verb) pluck

Synonyms: cull, pluck, pick

Definition: look for and gather

Usage: pick mushrooms; pick flowers

Similar words: collect, pull together, garner, gather

Definition: assemble or get together

Usage: gather some stones; pull your thoughts together


Synonyms: tear, deplumate, deplume, displume, pull, pluck

Definition: strip of feathers

Usage: pull a chicken; pluck the capon

Similar words: strip

Definition: remove the surface from

Usage: strip wood


Synonyms: pluck, plunk, pick

Definition: pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion

Usage: he plucked the strings of his mandolin

Similar words: pull, force, draw

Definition: cause to move by pulling

Usage: draw a wagon; pull a sled


Synonyms: pick off, pull off, pluck, tweak

Definition: pull or pull out sharply

Usage: pluck the flowers off the bush

Similar words: pull, force, draw

Definition: cause to move by pulling

Usage: draw a wagon; pull a sled


Synonyms: gazump, fleece, soak, overcharge, hook, rob, pluck, plume, surcharge

Definition: rip off; ask an unreasonable price

Similar words: rip off, cheat, chisel

Definition: deprive somebody of something by deceit

Usage: The con-man beat me out of $50; This salesman ripped us off!; we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme; They chiseled me out of my money


Synonyms: pluck, hustle, roll

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

Similar words: steal

Definition: take without the owner's consent

Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation