Associations to the word «Plucked»


PLUCKED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of pluck
PLUCKED, adjective. (of something with feathers, hair etc.) Having had these items removed by plucking.
PLUCKED, adjective. (of the strings of an instrument) Played by plucking.
PLUCKED, adjective. Having courage and spirit; plucky.

Dictionary definition

PLUCKED, adjective. Of a stringed instrument; sounded with the fingers or a plectrum.
PLUCKED, adjective. Having the feathers removed, as from a pelt or a fowl; "a plucked chicken"; "an unfeathered goose".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.