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clunk

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verb \ˈkləŋk\

Definition of clunk

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make a clunk

  3. 2 :  to hit something with a clunk

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to strike or hit with a clunk

Origin and Etymology of clunk

imitative


First Known Use: circa 1796


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clunk

noun

Definition of clunk

  1. 1 :  a blow or the sound of a blow :  thump

  2. 2 :  a dull or stupid person

Examples of clunk in a sentence

  1. The book hit the floor with a loud clunk.

  2. <don't be such a clunk and just get on with it>

1823

First Known Use of clunk

1823


CLUNK Defined for English Language Learners


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clunk

noun

Definition of clunk for English Language Learners

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


CLUNK Defined for Kids

clunk

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noun \ˈkləŋk\

Definition of clunk for Students

  1. :  a loud dull sound


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