Plunger - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈplʌndʒər|  American pronunciation of the word plunger
Brit.  |ˈplʌn(d)ʒə|  British pronunciation of the word plunger

noun

- someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains (syn: speculator)
- someone who dives (into water) (syn: diver)
- hand tool consisting of a stick with a rubber suction cup at one end; used to clean clogged drains
- mechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion (syn: piston)

Examples

Stanley was a deep plunger, a whole-hogger.

Word forms

noun
singular: plunger
plural: plungers
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