Example sentences for: plunk

How can you use “plunk” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • She failed to produce one Perfect Little Novel--a Great Gatsby --that college folk could plunk on their Greatest Books lists.

  • Typically, he conjures a Lutheran or Presbyterian setting for his novels, and his enthusiasm for those particular creeds induces him, at moments of crisis in one plot after another, to plunk his guilty male culprit of a hero (Updike's heroes are almost always guilty males) down on a hardwood pew and to subject him to a vigorous Sunday sermon on biblical themes.

  • With campaign reform dead for another year, the WP reports that the Democrats have invited donors to plunk down $50,000 each for a Florida weekend retreat at the end of October featuring Bill Clinton and Al Gore, a first for a sitting president and VP.

  • Highlighting is a natural and favored component, as in the fondness for abbreviations, acronyms, capital letters, telescoping, emoticons, interjections, and other striking visual devices, not to mention their frequently slangy ( plunk I just put you in my killfile) or vulgar ( RTFM Read the fucking manual) content, as well as onomatopoeic renditions ( bang common spoken name for !).

  • here is the big screen/little screen thesis: Videotape is inadequate for a movie like Star Wars , which is famous for its epic scale and special effects, so that even people who know the story by heart are happy to plunk down $6 or $7 to get the full 70 mm experience.


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