Synonyms for pluck


1. gutsiness, pluck, pluckiness, fearlessness
usage: the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury
2. pluck, pull, pulling
usage: the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord


1. pluck, tweak, pull off, pick off, pull, draw, force
usage: pull or pull out sharply; "pluck the flowers off the bush"
2. hustle, pluck, roll, steal
usage: sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
3. overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook, cheat, rip off, chisel
usage: rip off; ask an unreasonable price
4. pluck, plunk, pick, pull, draw, force
usage: pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin"
5. pluck, pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displume, strip
usage: strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"
6. pick, pluck, cull, gather, garner, collect, pull together
usage: look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers"
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