Meaning of (AS) PLAIN AS A PIKESTAFF in English
- (AS) PLAIN AS A PIKESTAFF
1》 very obvious.
2》 ordinary or unattractive in appearance. [alt. of as plain as a packstaff , the staff being that of a pedlar, on which he rested his pack of wares.]
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004