Definition of as plain as a pikestaff in English:

as plain as a pikestaff

Translate as plain as a pikestaff into Spanish


(also plain as a pikestaff)
  • 1Very obvious.

    clear, plain, plain to see, crystal clear, evident, apparent, manifest, patent, conspicuous, pronounced, transparent, clear-cut, palpable, prominent, marked, decided, salient, striking, distinct, bold, noticeable, perceptible, perceivable, visible, discernible, detectable, observable, tangible, recognizable
  • 2Ordinary or unattractive in appearance.

    unattractive, plain, plain-featured, plain-looking, plain as a pikestaff, ordinary-looking, unprepossessing, unlovely, ill-favoured, ugly


Alteration of as plain as a packstaff, the staff being that of a peddler, on which he rested his pack of wares.