Definition of pillock in English:


Line breaks: pil|lock
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪlək


British informal
A stupid person: a complete pillock!
More example sentences
  • By choice l looked like a complete pillock for two years.
  • Thankfully, nobody else seems to think it necessary to remind me that I'm a complete pillock.
  • The problem with living in a democracy is that sometimes a complete pillock gets elected to high office because more people disagree with you than agree with you and there ain't a damned thing you can do about it.


mid 16th century: variant of archaic pillicock 'penis', the early sense of pillock in northern English.

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