see also: Plaster
  • (RP, Geordie) IPA: /ˈplɑːstə/
  • (Northern England) IPA: /ˈplastə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈplæstɚ/


  1. (uncountable) A paste applied to the skin for healing or cosmetic purposes.
  2. (countable, British, New Zealand, Canada) A small adhesive bandage to cover a minor wound; a sticking plaster.
  3. (uncountable) A mixture of lime or gypsum, sand, and water, sometimes with the addition of fibres, that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls and ceilings; render, stucco.
  4. (countable) A cast made of plaster of Paris and gauze; plaster cast.
  5. (uncountable) plaster of Paris.
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plaster (plasters, present participle plastering; past and past participle plastered)

  1. (transitive) To cover or coat something with plaster; to render.
    to plaster a wall
  2. (transitive) To apply a plaster to.
    to plaster a wound
  3. (transitive) To smear with some viscous or liquid substance.
    Her face was plastered with mud.
  4. (transitive) To hide or cover up, as if with plaster; to cover thickly.
    The radio station plastered the buses and trains with its advertisement.
  5. (transitive, figurative) To smooth over.
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Proper noun
  1. Surname

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