Meaning of PLUMMET in English


(~s, ~ing, ~ed)


If an amount, rate, or price ~s, it decreases quickly by a large amount. (JOURNALISM)

In Tokyo share prices have ~ed for the sixth successive day...

The Prime Minister’s popularity has ~ed to an all-time low in recent weeks...

The shares have ~ed from 130p to 2.25p in the past year.

= plunge

VERB: V, V to n, V from/to/by n


If someone or something ~s, they fall very fast towards the ground, usually from a great height.

The jet burst into flames and ~ed to the ground...

VERB: V prep

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