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Definition of "plucking" []

  • Present participle of pluck. (verb)
  • An act in which something is plucked (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "plucking" in a sentence
  • "This method of plucking, known as _dry plucking_, is preferable when the skin must be kept intact and the poultry kept for any length of time."
  • "There's great satisfaction in plucking a future star late in the draft, but with so many different prospect lists circulating before the season even starts, the odds of a rookie living up to his preseason hype are slim."
  • "I relax back into the chair only to begin plucking lint off my polyester robe-turned - "attrape tout"."