pillock


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pillock

(ˈpɪlək)
n
slang Brit a stupid or annoying person
[C14: from Scandinavian dialect pillicock penis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pillock - a person who is not very brightpillock - a person who is not very bright; "The economy, stupid!"
berk - a stupid person who is easy to take advantage of
blockhead, bonehead, dumbass, dunce, dunderhead, fuckhead, hammerhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, lunkhead, muttonhead, numskull, shithead - a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
klutz - (Yiddish) a clumsy dolt
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense
Translations

pillock

[ˈpɪlək] N (Brit) → imbécil mf, gili mf (Sp)

pillock

[ˈpɪlək] n (British)abruti(e) m/f

pillock

n (Brit inf pej) → Blödmann m (pej), → Schwachkopf m (pej)
References in periodicals archive ?
He could have travelled first class in the train instead of making a pillock of himself by sitting on the floor.
Now, if you remember, the only way to answer the door to Cheggers was by yelling the password out through the letter box - if you opened your door without doing so, you looked like a right pillock.
Etymology isn't a word I drop into polite conversation too often for fear of sounding like a pillock.
The councillors, politicians and every other elitist pillock I hope become addicted to gambling.
It's like any advert or little film, you might feel like a bit of a pillock, or you might feel stupid at the time of doing it, but it seemed like it turned out OK, and hopefully everybody likes it," he added.
Well, people say this angler named Craddock, Is a fool, a pillock & a wazzock.
I preferred the old days of the East Terrace when it was easier to put up with standing amid a relentless torrent of urine cascading down the concrete steps so long as some overweight pasty-munching pillock wasn't saying "excuse me" for 80 minutes.
A pillock sporting a strange growth on the top of his head that is so bountiful, brash and bushy, it's more of a triumph of horticulture than a bona fide hairstyle.
I'd like to see some pillock who's sat somewhere actually tell me what team I'm supposed to pick.
The Jackson Pollock Pillock on the Plinth is the best idea so far but I welcome any other suggestions.