noun Slang.

payment or favor given to people in media or motion pictures for favorable mention or display of a particular product or brand name.
promotional mention or praise of someone or something on radio or television.

Nearby words

  1. plugged,
  2. plugged in, be,
  3. plugged-in,
  4. plugger,
  5. plughole,
  6. plugugly,
  7. plum,
  8. plum curculio,
  9. plum duff,
  10. plum pudding

Origin of plugola

First recorded in 1955–60; plug + -ola Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019