plonk (WINE) Hide phonetics
noun [U] MAINLY UK INFORMAL
cheap wine, especially wine that is not of good quality:
We had pizza and a bottle of plonk.
[PLONGK] Slang for ordinary low-quality wine, referring to any cheap wine, red or white. Over the years plonk has had various meanings, at one time referring specifically to cheap, strong, fortified wine. The term was coined by Australians during World War I as they drank French vin blanc continuing to massacre and abbreviate the words "vin blanc," which ended up as "plonk." The word plonk is commonly used in Australia and Great Britain and, to some extent, in the United States.
It Boils Down to This: Cheap Wine Works Fine
By JULIA MOSKIN
Is it really necessary to cook with good wine? Julia Moskin investigates, pitting plonk against some of her favorites.
━━ n. ぽとん, ぽちゃん ((穴，水中などに落ちる音)); 〔英〕 安ワイン.廉價葡萄酒