(a.) Downright; absolute; positive; as, a down denial.
(a.) Downward; going down; sloping; as, a down stroke; a down grade; a down train on a railway.
(n.) Fine, soft, hairy outgrowth from the skin or surface of animals or plants, not matted and fleecy like wool
(n.) The soft under feathers of birds. They have short stems with soft rachis and bards and long threadlike barbules, without hooklets.
(n.) The pubescence of plants; the hairy crown or envelope of the seeds of certain plants, as of the thistle.
(n.) The soft hair of the face when beginning to appear.
(n.) That which is made of down, as a bed or pillow; that which affords ease and repose, like a bed of down
(v. t.) To cover, ornament, line, or stuff with down.
(prep.) A bank or rounded hillock of sand thrown up by the wind along or near the shore; a flattish-topped hill; -- usually in the plural.
(prep.) A tract of poor, sandy, undulating or hilly land near the sea, covered with fine turf which serves chiefly for the grazing of sheep; -- usually in the plural.
(prep.) A road for shipping in the English Channel or Straits of Dover, near Deal, employed as a naval rendezvous in time of war.
(prep.) A state of depression; low state; abasement.
(adv.) In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position; below; -- the opposite of up.
(adv.) From a higher to a lower position, literally or figuratively; in a descending direction; from the top of an ascent; from an upright position; to the ground or floor; to or into a lower or an inferior condition; as, into a state of humility, disgrace, misery, and the like; into a state of rest; -- used with verbs indicating motion.
(adv.) In a low or the lowest position, literally or figuratively; at the bottom of a decent; below the horizon; of the ground; in a condition of humility, dejection, misery, and the like; in a state of quiet.
(adv.) From a remoter or higher antiquity.
(adv.) From a greater to a less bulk, or from a thinner to a thicker consistence; as, to boil down in cookery, or in making decoctions.
(adv.) In a descending direction along; from a higher to a lower place upon or within; at a lower place in or on; as, down a hill; down a well.
(adv.) Hence: Towards the mouth of a river; towards the sea; as, to sail or swim down a stream; to sail down the sound.
(v. t.) To cause to go down; to make descend; to put down; to overthrow, as in wrestling; hence, to subdue; to bring down.
(v. i.) To go down; to descend.
(1) She's learned from the Born This Way debacle Lady Gaga's head crudely plonked on the front of a motorbike was not what the world needed, and yet that's exactly what we got with 2011's Born This Way cover – an image so appallingly 80s-hair-metal and wildly out of step with the rest of the campaign's artwork that even her fans assumed it was some elaborate hoax sent to test them.
(2) Centro Cerámica Triana Facebook Twitter Pinterest Photograph: Alamy Housed in an old ceramics factory built on the site of a 16th-century one, inevitably plonked on a Roman one, this museum (€2pp, Calle Antillano Campos 14) could do more to trumpet the industry that spawned Triana, created the look and feel of Seville, and inspired Lisbon’s artisans to have a go at the whole tile thing.
(3) Hughes had sent on Mame Diouf for Shaqiri, a move that had the Swiss punching a seat and plonking himself down in a major huff.
(4) And what a header, plonked straight into the bottom-right corner of goal.
(5) This plonking reply called forth mock applause from the Labour benches as they pretended to praise Clegg's analytical genius.
(6) Imagine a music fan from the start of the decade is transported to its end, and plonked in front of the Christmas Top of the Pops: how confused would they be?
(7) It looks absurdly incongruous: the standard-issue Westfield mixture of Lego-brick architecture and illuminated brand names plonked amid the city’s grand, 19th-century buildings, with apparently little effort to harmonise the new architecture with its surroundings.
(8) This is a peculiar stadium, plonked on a red clay, São Paulo hillside with views of the city fringes through its great cantilevered corners.
(9) Wartime Farm's sincerity and enthusiasm will make you want to pick up Abigail, carry her to Television Centre and plonk her on the desk of BBC2 controller Janice Hadlow stapled to a note that says MORE OF THIS SORT OF THING PLEASE BECAUSE IT'S NOT AWFUL.
(10) Without saying a word about the end of love's young dream, Bieber had inartfully plonked the idea of Gomez's infidelity out into the ether.
(11) So he has made the terrace his office, plonked his laptop down, covered a table with scraps of paper, and sits there all day smoking roll-ups and drinking coffee.
(12) An obscene joke about two highly acclaimed actors – a wildly-bearded Matthew Rhys and an unstoppably plummy Matthew Goode – who’d exploited their star power to get smashed on plonk inside a beautiful Umbrian villa, while getting paid for it.
(13) Frazier reaches for a black hat, plonks it on his head, and looks up at the photographer.
(14) They camp outside the Atlético box and despite the pressure from the home side, they are patient and eventually plonk the ball in the box and at the foot of Balotelli.
(15) As a poll showed just 12% of Americans supported the fruits of McConnell’s labour, McConnell worked away on a revised bill, which he plonked in front of his colleagues on 13 July.
(16) When people come round, even now, it won't be plonk.
(17) Friends plonk their mobiles in front of them on pub or restaurant tables, meaning the actual human being sitting opposite has to compete for their attention.
(18) Sandbach says he has found Moet & Chandon on sale in Tesco at a lower price than he is offered by Moet as a wholesaler, while Cheeseman says wine quality has improved massively since the cheap plonk of the early 1970s, and that a lot of sub-£5 wines represent incredible value.
(19) In the 84th minute, Sherwood beckoned a Tottenham fan down from the seats behind him, handed him his club gilet and plonked him into his seat on the bench next to the assistant manager, Les Ferdinand.
(20) Plonked in London's Westfield shopping centre on a sunny Saturday afternoon, the Kiss Chosen One audition stand looks like a cross between a Portakabin, a shoebox, and purple spacecraft beamed to earth from Planet Guetta.