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Adjective: plucked  plúkt
  1. Having the feathers removed, as from a pelt or a fowl
    "a plucked chicken"; "a plucked goose"
  2. (music) of a stringed instrument; sounded with the fingers or a plectrum
Verb: pluck  plúk
  1. Pull or pull out sharply
    "pluck the flowers off the bush";
    - tweak, pull off, pick off
  2. Pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion
    "he plucked the strings of his mandolin";
    - plunk, pick
  3. Remove feathers
    "pluck the capon";
    - pull, tear, deplume, deplumate [rare], displume [rare]
  4. Look for and gather
    "pluck mushrooms";
    - pick, cull
  5. [informal] Rip off; ask an unreasonable price
    - overcharge, soak [informal], surcharge, gazump [Brit, informal], fleece [informal], rob, hook [informal], skin [informal]
  6. Sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
    - hustle [informal], roll

See also: featherless, pizzicato, unfeathered, winnow

Type of: cheat, chisel [informal], collect, draw, garner, gather, pull, pull together, rip [N. Amer, informal], rip off [informal], steal, strip

Antonym: bowed, undercharge

Encyclopedia: Plucked

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