AskDefine | Define plucked

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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"

User Contributed Dictionary



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


  1. past of pluck


  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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