Associations to the word «Plank»

Pictures for the word «Plank»


PLANK, noun. A long, broad and thick piece of timber, as opposed to a board which is less thick.
PLANK, noun. A political issue that is of concern to a faction or a party of the people and the political position that is taken on that issue.
PLANK, noun. Physical exercise in which one holds a pushup position for a measured length of time.
PLANK, noun. (British) (slang) A stupid person, idiot.
PLANK, noun. That which supports or upholds.
PLANK, verb. (transitive) To cover something with planking.
PLANK, verb. (transitive) To bake (fish, etc.) on a piece of cedar lumber.
PLANK, verb. (transitive) (colloquial) To lay down, as on a plank or table; to stake or pay cash.
PLANK, verb. (transitive) To harden, as hat bodies, by felting.
PLANK, verb. To splice together the ends of slivers of wool, for subsequent drawing.
PLANK, verb. (intransitive) To pose for a photograph while lying rigid, face down, arms at side, in an unusual place.
PLANK SPANKER, noun. (slang) guitarist; someone who plays the guitar

Dictionary definition

PLANK, noun. A stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes.
PLANK, noun. An endorsed policy in the platform of a political party.
PLANK, verb. Cover with planks; "The streets were planked".
PLANK, verb. Set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself into the sofa".
PLANK, verb. Cook and serve on a plank; "Planked vegetable"; "Planked shad".

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