Definitions For Plucking


  • 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


  • A quality that makes you continue trying to do or achieve something that is difficult : courage and determination

Is Plucking 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 Plucking is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 23 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Plucking 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.

Antonyms for Plucking

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