Definitions For Pluck


  • The act of pulling and releasing a taut cord
  • The trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury
  • A quality that makes you continue trying to do or achieve something that is difficult : courage and determination


  • Look for and gather
  • Strip of feathers
  • Pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion
  • Pull or pull out sharply
  • Rip off; ask an unreasonable price
  • Sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
  • To pull (something) quickly to remove it
  • To remove some or all of the feathers or hairs from (something)
  • To take (someone or something) away from a place or situation suddenly or by force

Is Pluck a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Pluck is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pluck in a Sentence

  • My sister plucked a white hair from my head.
  • The hunter plucked the bird's feathers.
  • plucking petals off a flower
  • It takes pluck to do what she did.
  • She showed pluck in getting up on stage.

Synonyms for Pluck

Antonyms for Pluck

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