gangplanknoun [ C ]uk /ˈɡæŋ.plæŋk/ us /ˈɡæŋ.plæŋk/
Examples from literature
- As soon as the gangplank was down, I slipped aboard and met the steward.
- He came up the gangplank with the strong, firm tread of a man in his prime.
- Presently the soldiers began coming down the gangplank.
- The two girls strode bravely up the single, rickety board that served as the gangplank of the shanty boat.
- When he was half-way across the gangplank it broke and the Irishman fell in.