plummet (Meaning)

Wordnet

plummet (n)

the metal bob of a plumb line

Wordnet

plummet (v)

drop sharply

Webster

plummet (n.)

A piece of lead attached to a line, used in sounding the depth of water.

A plumb bob or a plumb line. See under Plumb, n.

Hence, any weight.

A piece of lead formerly used by school children to rule paper for writing.

plummet Sentence Examples

  1. The stock market plummeted to its lowest point in decades.
  2. The temperature plummeted overnight, reaching sub-freezing levels.
  3. The confidence in the government plummeted after a series of scandals.
  4. The value of the currency plummeted against other major currencies.
  5. The morale of the team plummeted after a devastating loss.
  6. The population of the city plummeted as people left in search of better opportunities.
  7. The sales of the company plummeted, forcing it to close operations.
  8. The quality of the product plummeted, leading to customer complaints and negative reviews.
  9. The enrollment at the university plummeted as tuition costs soared and job prospects declined.
  10. The aircraft plummeted to the ground, killing all aboard.

FAQs About the word plummet

the metal bob of a plumb line, drop sharplyA piece of lead attached to a line, used in sounding the depth of water., A plumb bob or a plumb line. See under Plum

tumble, drop, plunge, dip,fall, decline, lower,descend, subside, diminish

lift, soar, spike, mount,rise, arise, arise, ascend, ascend, spike

The stock market plummeted to its lowest point in decades.

The temperature plummeted overnight, reaching sub-freezing levels.

The confidence in the government plummeted after a series of scandals.

The value of the currency plummeted against other major currencies.