Synonyms of pluck in English:

pluck


See definition of pluck

verb

1‘Jane plucked a thread from the lapel of his coat’

SYNONYMS
remove, pick off, pick, pull, pull off, pull out, extract, take, take off

2‘she plucked at his T-shirt’

SYNONYMS
pull, pull at, tug, tug at, clutch, clutch at, snatch, snatch at, take hold of, grab, seize, catch, catch at, tweak, twitch, jerk
informal yank

3‘the turkeys are plucked and cleaned’

SYNONYMS
remove the feathers from, strip of feathers
rare deplume, displume

4‘he picked up the guitar and began to pluck the strings’

SYNONYMS
strum, pick, thrum, twang, plunk, finger
play pizzicato

noun

1‘it must have taken a lot of pluck to go there alone’

SYNONYMS
courage, bravery, nerve, pluckiness, boldness, courageousness, braveness, backbone, spine, daring, spirit, intrepidness, intrepidity, fearlessness, mettle, determination, fortitude, resolve, resolution, stout-heartedness, hardihood, dauntlessness, valour, doughtiness, heroism, audacity
informal grit, guts, spunk, gutsiness, gumption
British informal bottle, ballsiness
North American informal moxie, cojones, sand
vulgar slang balls