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Synonyms for plonk

the noise of something dropping (as into liquid)

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set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise

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Plonked in the middle of nowhere with just Charlie's dour mother (Brenda Fricker) and bitter, crippled sister (Molly Parker) for company, it's no wonder Lily is soon pining to be back in Blighty in this passable melodrama.
In the 1970s and '80s this meant splitting up existing buildings into a series of patently unsatisfactory smaller volumes; latterly, it has given rise to the purpose-built multiplex, which can be either slotted into shopping malls, or plonked down on easily and cheaply acquired edge-of-town sites.
He plonked Paris on the trolley and did a few laps.
He turned up unannounced at 6pm and without even asking plonked himself down at a corner table.
In the 1970s and '80s this meant splitting up existing buildings into a series of patently unsatisfactory smaller volumes; latterly, this has given rise to the purpose-built multiplex, which can be either slotted into shopping malls, or plonked down on cheaply acquired, edge-of-town sites.
Dame Helen, 61, who won Best Actress for The Queen, plonked the famous gold statuette on the table in front of her as she tucked in at the Vanity Fair post-Oscars party.
Politely asked to leave the table of her first-choice newspaper, she then plonked herself down at the table of another paper that hadn't invited her.
I think you can just plonk yourself down here," he tells her, pointing to a sofa, when it's obvious that Lauren Bacall is not a woman who has ever plonked herself down anywhere in her life.
She sat down with a female pal and then took out a chess board from her bag and plonked it on the table.
She had the bad luck to be plonked just a few seats from BBC boss Greg Dyke for the thrilling match between Roger Federer and Mark Philippoussis.