Spellcheck.net

Definitions of pluck

  1. To jerk up or out; pull; twitch; pick. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To strip completely. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To pull; to draw. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Especially, to pull with sudden force or effort, or to pull off or out from something, with a twitch; to twitch; also, to gather, to pick; as, to pluck feathers from a fowl; to pluck hair or wool from a skin; to pluck grapes. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To strip of, or as of, feathers; as, to pluck a fowl. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To reject at an examination for degrees. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To pull off, out, or up; as, to pluck weeds; pick or gather, as to pluck grapes; to pull or twitch; as, to pluck the strings of a banjo; to strip completely, as of feathers. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To pull away: to snatch: to strip. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To pull; snatch. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. To make a motion of pulling or twitching; - usually with at; as, to pluck at one's gown. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To give a sudden pull; to tug. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. rip off; ask an unreasonable price Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. pull or pull out sharply; "pluck the flowers off the bush" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion, as of guitar strings; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. To pull with sudden force, or with a twitch; to strip by plucking. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. To pull with sudden force; to pull off, out, or up; to snatch. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. The act of plucking; a pull; a twitch. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. The heart, liver, and lights of an animal. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Spirit; courage; indomitable resolution; fortitude. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. The act of plucking, or the state of being plucked, at college. See Pluck, v. t., 4. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. A pull; a snatch; a tug; the heart, liver, and lungs of an animal; colloquially, spirit or courage; as, a man of pluck. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  27. A single act of plucking. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  28. The heart, liver, and lungs of an animal, perh. so called because plucked out after it is killed: hence heart, courage, spirit. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. Heart, liver, and lungs of an animal. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  30. Courage; intrepidity. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. The heart, liver, and lungs of an animal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. A twitch. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  33. The heart, liver, and lights of an animal; courage; spirit. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  34. The heart, liver, and lights of an animal; courage. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

What are the misspellings for pluck?

Usage examples for pluck

  1. Listen, now, please," " 'My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me: and I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any pluck them out of my hand. – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  2. Why didn't he show a little pluck – Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands by Mary Seacole Commentator: W. H. Russell
X