AskDefine | Define plucked

Dictionary Definition

plucked adj
1 of a stringed instrument; sounded with the fingers or a plectrum [ant: bowed]
2 having the feathers removed, as from a pelt or a fowl; "a plucked chicken"; "an unfeathered goose"

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English

Pronunciation

  • , /plʌkt/, /plVkt/
  • Rhymes with: -ʌkt

Verb

plucked
  1. past of pluck

Adjective

  1. (of something with feathers, hair etc.) Having had these items removed by plucking.
  2. In the context of "of the strings of an instrument": Played by plucking.
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