Definition of clonk
: to make a dull hollow thumping sound
: to cause to clonk
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Vica’s now 35, still an ultrasound tech, and Sergey is clonking ineffectually around the margins of the finance world.
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Origin and Etymology of clonk
First Known Use: 1930See Words from the same year
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