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twonk

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Definition of twonk in English:

noun

British informal
A stupid or foolish person.
Example sentences
  • Mike, the book of condolence was stolen in Birmingham you clueless twonk.
  • He used to give me the creeps, the soppy twonk.
  • You ungrateful twonk, I'm ashamed you play for that team.

Origin

1980s: perhaps a blend of twit1 or twat and plonker.

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