plonker

plonker
n
British
1.
the penis.
A term probably influenced by 'plonk (down)' in the sense of place down heavily or present defiantly. The word has been in use since early in the 20th century. It was rarely heard during the 1960s and 1970s but was revived during the 1980s vogue for 'schoolboy' vulgarity.
► 'If she's game and wants your plonker wear a Jiffi so you can bonk her.' (Promotion slogan for Jiffi condoms, 1988)
2.
a dickhead. Inspired by the previous 3 sense of the word and by the suggestion in 'plonk' of ponderous or clumsy movement, this usage became a vogue term of the late 1980s.
► 'You end up shouting at the people who care about yer, not to the plonkers who treat you like dirt.' (EastEnders, British TV soap opera, 1989)
3.
a gaffe or blunder
4.
a kiss, particularly a heavy smacker

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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