Definition of plonker in English:

plonker

Line breaks: plonk¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈplɒŋkə
 
/

noun

British
1 informal A foolish or inept person.
More 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.

Origin

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

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

More on plonker

Nearby words


Translate plonker

into Spanish
Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
verb
walk or travel at a leisurely pace