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noun [uncountable] planking pronunciation in British English /ˈplæŋkɪŋ/
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  1. 2
    the activity of lying on your front in an unusual and sometimes dangerous place and being photographed
    The phenomenon of planking involves lying face down in a public place and posting photos on sites such as Facebook.
    As a general rule do not go planking on anything you wouldn’t sit on.
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the practice of being photographed while lying face down in an unusual or dangerous place so that the photo can be put on a social networking website
    Police say the latest internet craze 'planking' isn't illegal but have warned enthusiasts against lying across public or private property in case they are charged with trespass.
    Submitted by Arthur Jempson from United Kingdom on 16/05/2011 10:34:00

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 planking pronunciation in British English verb [intransitive]
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present tense
present participleplanking
past tenseplanked
past participleplanked
If you are out planking in public, don’t plank on property which is private.


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