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Definition of "plinking" [plinking]

  • Present participle of plink. (verb)
  • Informal target shooting done at non-traditional targets such as tin cans, glass bottles and wood blocks. (noun)

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Use "plinking" in a sentence
  • "Some people use a method called plinking to make the link easier."
  • "Also, paper targets are boring for younger shooters -- but I would advise against getting younger shooters into the "plinking" mentality, where they don't know or really care where their bullets hit, as long as they get a reaction from the target."
  • "Making the Serb populace suffer by striking power stations -- not "plinking" tanks in the Kosovo countryside -- threatened his hold on power."