thunk


1thunk

\ˈthəŋk\

Definition of THUNK

dialect past and past participle of think

Other Dialect Terms

bespoke, boughten, lave, muchacho, nigh, spunk, toboggan

2thunk

noun

: a dull, hollow sound made especially when a heavy object hits something

Full Definition of THUNK

:  a flat hollow sound

Examples of THUNK

  1. The book landed on the floor with a thunk.

Origin of THUNK

imitative
First Known Use: 1947

3thunk

intransitive verb

Definition of THUNK

:  to produce a flat hollow sound :  make a thunk

First Known Use of THUNK

1949

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