Plaque - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |plæk|  American pronunciation of the word plaque
Brit.  |plak|  British pronunciation of the word plaque


- (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
- a memorial made of brass (syn: brass)


A bronze plaque marked the city's oldest building.

They gave him a plaque in honor of his 30 years of service.

Brushing your teeth prevents the buildup of plaque.

The scientists are studying the way the plaques form.

The team's coach was given a plaque.

The painting is hanging on the wall with a plaque beneath it.

...a memorial plaque on the bridge for a diver who died in the line of duty...

The plaque commemorates the battle that took place here 200 years ago.

The image was engraved on the plaque.

The plaque awarded to Grant is a mark of recognition for his years of service. express our thanks, we'd like to present you with this plaque...

Word forms

singular: plaque
plural: plaques
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