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plonker Line breaks: plonk¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈplɒŋkə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of plonker in English:


1 informal A foolish or inept person.
Example sentences
  • And while it's true that there's a lot of crossover between classical and pop, there's surely a better way to illustrate this than plonking a couple of plonkers from the charts onto the line-up?
  • It is one of the most dangerous places on Earth, yet in 2000 a pair of plonkers from London and Kent went there on an orchid-collecting holiday, and got kidnapped.
  • The same bunch of plonkers are running the show.
2 vulgar slang A man’s penis.
Example sentences
  • Having an umbrella stuck up one's plonker is a man's worst nightmare.


Mid 19th century (as a dialect word meaning 'something large of its kind'): from the verb plonk1 + -er1.

Words that rhyme with plonker

concha, conker, conquer, Dzongkha, stonker
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