bonk

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verb \ˈbäŋk, ˈbȯŋk\

Definition of bonk

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  hit bonked him over the head

Examples of bonk in a sentence

  1. He bonked him on the head.

  2. The golf ball bonked the hood of the car.

Origin and Etymology of bonk

imitative


First Known Use: 1936


BONK Defined for English Language Learners

bonk

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verb \ˈbäŋk, ˈbȯŋk\

Definition of bonk for English Language Learners

  • : to hit (someone or something)

  • : to have sexual intercourse with (someone)


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