from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To cause to make a soft, sharp, metallic sound; clink.
- transitive v. To shoot at casually.
- intransitive v. To make a soft, sharp, metallic sound.
- intransitive v. To shoot casually at random targets.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A short, high-pitched sound
- v. (colloquial) To play a song or a portion of a song, usually on a percussion instrument such as a piano.
This morning I schlepped my angst-filled self to the dentist prepared to hear I have another infection or something and as she was polishing up my temporary filling I hear a "plink" and felt something fly from my mouth!
If you have a noise, you might as well have a funny noise; not that you'll have to hold your sides when you behold "plink," but I think it's about 3 1/4 times funnier than "crash."
bitterness, anger, uptightness and my sphincters all relaxed and i breathed a bit better and i swear i heard the "plink" of a tiny bit of crustiness fall off our relationship so no more fighting at the sink.... and apologies to P...
It is really fun to plink and varmint hunt with those little bullets.
I consider .22 pretty useless as I seldom plink '.
Was looking for a rifle merely to plink and use up lots of 40 cal ammo that I have.
My SKS Carbine and .30 Carbine are both a blast to plink with.
Lots of wild game and we can hunt or just plink at tin cans.
If you just want to plink then the crosman pumpmaster 760 should be fine it shoots 600 fps.
He taught himself to play the piano quite young, learning to plink out songs by ear.