One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Make a short, low clicking sound.‘her needle plocked in and out of her embroidery’clicking, click, clack, clacking, click-clack, ticking, tick-tock, snick, snicking, plock, plocking, beat, tap, tappingclick, clack, tick-tock, snick, plock, beat, tapView synonyms
A short, low clicking sound.as modifier ‘when a rock makes contact with the stomach there is a sickly plock sound’
clicking, click, clack, clacking, click-clack, ticking, tick-tock, snick, snicking, plock, plocking, beat, tap, tappingView synonyms
- ‘It scatters away and makes a ‘plock’ sound against a cabinet.’
- ‘In a sense it lost its voice with the plock, plock, plock being replaced by the merest muffle of a sound.’
- ‘But I haven't had time to stack the china shop with entries to fall plock, plock, plock into place in my absence.’
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