Definition of plinker in English:

plinker

noun

US
informal
  • 1A person who shoots for recreation, especially with an air gun, light handgun, etc.

  • 2A gun suitable for recreational shooting; a light handgun.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The Chicago Tribune. From plink + -er.

Pronunciation

plinker

/ˈplɪŋkə/