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  Definition of Plunger
  1. mechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion
  2. hand tool consisting of a stick with a rubber suction cup at one end; used to clean clogged drains
  3. someone who dives (into water)
  4. someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
Similar Words: piston, plumber's helper, diver, speculator

 

Hyponyms: hedger, operator, scalper, venture capitalist

 

Part Meronyms: reciprocating engine

 

Derivational Morphology: immerse, plunge, dunk, dip, souse, douse, dump, dive, speculate, job

 

 
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