Definition of zonk in English:


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Pronunciation: /zɒŋk


  • 1 [with object] Hit or strike: Charley really zonked me
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    • Short commented that he was seriously considering giving up competing in elite tournaments, as they were ‘zonking his brain.’
    • She zonked me again on the head with this hairbrush.
  • 2Fall or cause to fall suddenly and heavily asleep or lose consciousness: [no object]: I always just zonk out and sleep straight through
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    • And on Friday it was a welcome time for me to zonk out!
    • I just gotta read over some of the stuff coz when I'm writing it I sometimes zonk out.
    • You wake up early or zonk out unconscious for hours.


1940s: imitative.

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