Dictionary Results for plucks


1. pluck - noun

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

Synonym(s): gutsiness, pluckiness

Hypernym(s): fearlessness




2. pluck - noun

· the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord

Hypernym(s): pull, pulling




3. pluck - verb

· pull or pull out sharply; "pluck the flowers off the bush"

Synonym(s): tweak, pull_off, pick_off

Hypernym(s): pull, draw




4. pluck - verb

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

Synonym(s): hustle, roll

Hypernym(s): steal, rip_off, rip




5. pluck - verb

· rip off; ask an unreasonable price

Synonym(s): overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, rob, hook

Hypernym(s): cheat, rip_off, chisel




6. pluck - verb

· pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin"

Synonym(s): plunk, pick

Hypernym(s): pull, draw




7. pluck - verb

· strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"

Synonym(s): pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displume

Hypernym(s): strip




8. pluck - verb

· look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers"

Synonym(s): pick, cull

Hypernym(s): gather, garner, collect, pull_together





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