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adjective bon·kers \ˈbäŋ-kərz, ˈbŋ-\

Definition of BONKERS

:  crazy, mad <fans went bonkers when their team won>

Examples of BONKERS

  1. You have to be bonkers to gamble that much.
  2. I was driven bonkers by the noise.

Origin of BONKERS

perhaps from bonk + -ers (as in crackers)
First Known Use: circa 1948


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