plonk

[plongk]
noun Chiefly British.
inferior or cheap wine.

Origin:
1925–30; perhaps alteration of French (vin) blanc white (wine)

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plonk1 (plɒŋk)
 
vb
1.  (often foll by down) to drop or be dropped, esp heavily or suddenly: he plonked the money on the table
 
n
2.  the act or sound of plonking
 
interj
3.  an exclamation imitative of this sound

plonk2 (plɒŋk)
 
n
informal (Brit), (Austral), (NZ) alcoholic drink, usually wine, esp of inferior quality
 
[C20: perhaps from French blanc white, as in vin blanc white wine]

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plonk definition

networking, abuse
(Possibly influenced by British slang "plonk" for cheap booze, or "plonker" for someone behaving stupidly; usually written "*plonk*") The sound a newbie makes as he falls to the bottom of a kill file. While this term originated in the Usenet newsgroup news:talk.bizarre, by 1994 it was widespread on Usenet and mailing lists as a form of public ridicule.
Another theory is that it is an acronym for "Person with Little Or No Knowledge".
(2002-01-18)
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Example sentences
Truthfully, the vast majority of cachaça is industrial plonk.
By the way, you yourself rarely provide links on your plonk page so that readers can judge for themselves.
Wake to the plonk, plonk, plank of dewdrops hitting the lower wing of a biplane.
Apple's peculiar sect of consumers are quick to plonk down large amounts of money for anything that carries the company's logo.
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