One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A spot or pimple.‘the man with the chronic plooks’
pimple, pustule, blemish, blackhead, boil, swelling, eruption, wen, styView synonyms
- ‘Unfortunately not exclusive to pubescents with raging hormones, plooks are a pain for many of us.’
- ‘Also, during the time I was using it I developed two huge plooks of a size and greenish garishness I hadn't experienced since my teens!!’
- ‘Most girls spot the difference in their skin as soon as they hit their teens. But it needn't be the end of the world whenever a plook appears.’
Middle English: of unknown origin.
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