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sunk

Definition of sunk

  1. past tense and past participle of sink


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sunk

adjective

Definition of sunk

  1. 1 :  depressed in spirits

  2. 2 :  done for, ruined

Examples of sunk in a Sentence

  1. all our savings went for lottery tickets, and now we're sunk

1719

First Known Use of sunk

1719



SUNK Defined for Kids

sunk

Definition of sunk for Students

  1. past and past participle of sink



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