Meaning of plooky in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpluːki/

adjectiveadjective plookier, adjective plookiest

  • Having pimples; spotty.

    ‘No need for lectures about responsibility (as if those plooky bags of raging hormonal lust are listening to a word any authority figure says).’
    • ‘His face was as plooky as a currant bun.’
    • ‘Plooky are your cheeks, And plooky is your chin.’
    • ‘The plooky lad seemed to have difficulty with all this; really I don't know what they teach young people in schools these days.’
    pimply, pimpled, acned, poor-complexioned


Late Middle English from plook + -y.