Definition of bonk
: hit bonked him over the head
Examples of bonk in a Sentence
He bonked him on the head.
The golf ball bonked the hood of the car.
Recent Examples of bonk from the Web
Taller passengers may very well bonk their heads while getting into the backseat—
Once upon a time, math geeks and computer nerds were considered totally uncool, what with their slide rules, pocket protectors and astonishing ability to get bonked in the nose with a fly ball to right field.
Tensions really boiled over in the rematch one day later after Sommer exchanged words with several Heat players near the team benches, inspiring Brandon Bollig to bonk him over the head with his stick, triggering a line brawl between the teams.
Maybe that sleeper berth’s ladder actually did bonk me on the head.
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Origin and Etymology of bonk
First Known Use: 1936See Words from the same year
BONK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bonk for English Language Learners
: to hit (someone or something)
: to have sexual intercourse with (someone)
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