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Noun: plank  plangk
  1. A stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    - board
     
  2. An endorsed policy in the platform of a political party
     
  3. [Brit, informal] A person of subnormal intelligence
    - idiot, imbecile [informal], moron [informal], changeling [archaic], half-wit [informal], eejit [UK, Ireland, dialect], thickie [Brit, informal], thicko [informal]
     
  4. An exercise that involves maintaining a position similar to a push-up
Verb: plank  plangk
  1. Cover with planks
    "The streets were planked";
    - plank over
     
  2. [informal] Set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
    "He planked the money on the table";
    - flump [informal], plonk [informal], plop, plunk, plump down, plunk down, plump, slap
     
  3. Cook and serve on a plank
    "Planked vegetable"; "Planked shad"

Derived forms: planked, planks, planking

See also: dolt [informal], dullard, meatball [N. Amer, informal], pillock [Brit, informal], pudden-head [US, informal], pudding head [informal], stupe [N. Amer, informal], stupid, stupid person

Type of: cover, dish, dish out, dish up, lumber, place down, policy, put down, serve, serve up, set down, simple [archaic], simpleton, timber

Part of: platform, political platform, political program, program [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Plank, Kentucky