Meaning of plink

plink

Pronunciation: (plingk), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to shoot, as with a rifle, at targets selected at whim: to plink at coins tossed in the air.
  2. to make a series of short, light, ringing sounds.
—v.t.
  1. to shoot at for practice or amusement, as with a rifle: to plink bottles set along a fence railing.
  2. to cause to make a series of short, light, ringing sounds.
—n.
  1. a plinking sound.
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