clunk


1clunk

verb \ˈkləŋk\

Definition of CLUNK

intransitive verb
1
:  to make a clunk
2
:  to hit something with a clunk
transitive verb
:  to strike or hit with a clunk

Origin of CLUNK

imitative
First Known Use: circa 1796

2clunk

noun

: a loud, dull sound that is made when a heavy object hits another object or a surface

Full Definition of CLUNK

1
:  a blow or the sound of a blow :  thump
2
:  a dull or stupid person

Examples of CLUNK

  1. The book hit the floor with a loud clunk.
  2. <don't be such a clunk and just get on with it>

First Known Use of CLUNK

1823

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