Definition of plonker in English:


Line breaks: plonk¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈplɒŋkə


  • 1 informal A foolish or inept person.
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    • 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.


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

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