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Synonyms for pluck
plʌk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gutsiness, pluck, pluckiness(noun)

    the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury

    Synonyms:
    gutsiness, pluckiness

  2. pluck(verb)

    the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord

    Synonyms:
    gutsiness, pluckiness

  3. pluck, tweak, pull off, pick off(verb)

    pull or pull out sharply

    "pluck the flowers off the bush"

    Synonyms:
    fleece, cull, manage, bring off, surcharge, carry off, hustle, pick, deplume, hook, displume, tweak, fine-tune, pull off, pull, roll, overcharge, tear, soak, plunk, negociate, draw away, gazump, rob, deplumate, pick off, plume, draw off

  4. hustle, pluck, roll(verb)

    sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity

    Synonyms:
    roll, vagabond, hook, wind, ramble, cull, wrap, range, rob, pick, stray, rove, wave, deplumate, twine, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, cast, flap, pull, wander, gazump, hustle, plunk, plume, bustle about, revolve, roll up, swan, deplume, roll out, pick off, tramp, turn over, bustle, undulate, tear, drift, tweak, seethe, displume, fleece, roam, wheel

  5. overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook(verb)

    rip off; ask an unreasonable price

    Synonyms:
    crochet, pride, hook, nobble, dress, congratulate, cull, abstract, preen, glom, douse, sneak, rob, drench, hit it up, lift, displume, pick off, pilfer, roll, swipe, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, cop, accost, souse, pull, pawn, deplume, gazump, hustle, solicit, snare, dowse, snarf, shear, plunk, plume, primp, snitch, hock, tweak, pinch, filch, knock off, purloin, pick, deplumate, overload, thieve, sop, addict, cabbage, imbue, inebriate, tear, fleece, intoxicate

  6. pluck, plunk, pick(verb)

    pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion

    "he plucked the strings of his mandolin"

    Synonyms:
    roll, peck, hook, find fault, cull, flump, piece, blame, beak, plank, rob, pick, displume, break up, plonk, deplumate, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, plump, pull, plop, clunk, dive, hustle, clean, foot, clump, plunk, plume, clop, deplume, plunge, pick off, nibble, plunk down, tear, tweak, plump down, gazump, fleece

  7. pluck, pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displume(verb)

    strip of feathers

    "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"

    Synonyms:
    roll, shoot, hook, pull in, attract, cull, overstretch, perpetrate, commit, rob, pick, snap, deplumate, rive, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, buck, draw out, pull, get out, take out, gazump, hustle, root for, bust, plunk, plume, charge, deplume, pull up, pick off, shoot down, pull out, force, draw, tear, rend, tweak, draw in, extract, rip, displume, rupture, fleece

  8. pick, pluck, cull(verb)

    look for and gather

    "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers"

    Synonyms:
    fleece, foot, clean, nibble, hustle, pick, surcharge, beak, deplume, gazump, hook, overcharge, tweak, pull off, pull, roll, displume, find fault, tear, soak, plunk, blame, piece, break up, rob, peck, deplumate, pick off, plume, cull

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pluck

    Synonyms:
    eradicate, root out, exterminate

Editors Contribution

  1. plort

    north yorkshire dialect.

    plort that brace of pheasant, and we’ll roast them for dinner.

    Submitted by anonymous on February 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pluck(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pull (quickly), twitch, snatch, jerk, yerk

  2. pluck(n.)

    Synonyms:
    spirit, courage, resolution, manhood, indomitableness, backbone, determination, energy, force, mettle, nerve, hardihood, force of character, strength of will

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pluck(n)

    Synonyms:
    courage, energy, spirit, stamina, pluckiness

  2. pluck(v)

    Synonyms:
    pull, draw, pick, gather

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. pluck

    Synonyms:
    See Organ pluck

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How to use pluck in a sentence?

  1. Abraham Lincoln:

    All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.

  2. Vivian Diller:

    If we know that it is in your genes you will get gray hair at a certain age, no matter what you do, you will say, 'OK, I'll just color it. I'm not going to pluck them out, and I know it doesn't mean I'm old and dying,'.

  3. Robertson Davies:

    Happiness is always a by-product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular. But it is not something that can be demanded from life, and if you are not happy you had better stop worrying about it and see what treasures you can pluck from your own brand of unhappiness.

  4. Laura DiDio:

    You're not going to pluck a Steve Jobs out of a genie jar, apple Music needed to make some moves.

  5. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Belief, courage and determination are the stuffs that champions or winners are made of. Thus, you've got to pluck up courage i.e. summon up enough courage and deal with whatever that dares to frighten or challenge you. ~Emeasoba George


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