plinked

plink

[plingk]
verb (used without object)
1.
to shoot, as with a rifle, at targets selected at whim: to plink at coins tossed in the air.
2.
to make a series of short, light, ringing sounds.
verb (used with object)
3.
to shoot at for practice or amusement, as with a rifle: to plink bottles set along a fence railing.
4.
to cause to make a series of short, light, ringing sounds.
noun
5.
a plinking sound.

Origin:
1965–70; imitative

plinker, noun
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plink (plɪŋk)
 
n
1.  a short sharp often metallic sound as of a string on a musical instrument being plucked or a bullet striking metal
 
vb
2.  (intr) to make such a noise
3.  to hit (a target, such as a tin can) by shooting or to shoot at such a target
 
[C20: of imitative origin]
 
'plinking
 
n, —adj

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