verb Etymology: probably imitative Date: 1950 transitive verb stun, stupefy; also strike, zap — often used with out intransitive verb to pass out from or as if from alcohol or a drug — often used with out

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  • Zonk — Zonk! is a dice game of unknown origin quite similar to Farkle. It is a social game where two or more players will smoke marijuana as points are earned, but has also been used as a drinking game for those who choose not to smoke. There are… …   Wikipedia

  • zonk — [ zaŋk ] verb intransitive or transitive INFORMAL zonk or zonk out to become very tired and start to sleep, or to make someone do this …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • zonk — [zonk] 1. tv. to overpower someone or something. □ We zonked the dog with a kick. □ It took two cops to zonk the creep. 2. tv. to tire someone out. (See also zonked (out).) □ The pills zonked me, but they made my cold better …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • zonk — ► VERB informal 1) hit heavily. 2) (zonk out) fall suddenly and heavily asleep. 3) (zonked) under the influence of drugs or alcohol. ORIGIN imitative …   English terms dictionary

  • zonk — [zôŋk, zänk] vt. [echoic] Slang to strike, beat, hit, stun, etc. vi. Slang to lose consciousness, fail to function, etc. interj. 1. used to suggest the sound of a sudden impact 2. used figuratively to suggest the force or effect of a sudden… …   English World dictionary

  • zonk — (v.) 1950, to hit hard; 1968, to put into a stupor; slang term, of echoic origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • Zonk — Geh aufs Ganze! war die deutsche Adaption der US amerikanischen TV Gameshow Let s Make a Deal. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Die Sendung 2 Das Spiel 3 Ziegenproblem 4 Wissenswertes 5 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • zonk — is. Zonklamak anlamındaki zonk zonk atmak, vücudun bir yeri çok zonklamak anlamındaki zonk zonk zonklamak deyimlerinde geçer Sağ koluma bir ok saplanmıştı sanki, bir yerden bir sinir zonk zonk atıyordu. N. Eray …   Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük

  • zonk — /zongk, zawngk/, Slang. v.i. (often fol. by out) 1. to become unconscious from alcohol or narcotic drugs; pass out. 2. to fall soundly asleep or relax completely: I ve got to go home and zonk out. v.t. 3. to stupefy, as by alcohol or narcotic… …   Universalium

  • Zonk — 1. Supertyp ♦ Du bist echt voll der starke Zonk! 2. Dummkopf, Idiot ♦ Riesenzonk, Totalzonk, Vollzonk: Spiel doch nicht schon wieder den Vollzonk! 3. Überraschung ♦ Voll geil, n irrer Zonk wieder mal! …   Jugendsprache Lexikon

  • zonk — v. (Slang) hit a person heavily; zonk out, lose consciousness (from using illegal drugs or consuming a large amount of alcohol) …   English contemporary dictionary

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