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thunk

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\ˈthəŋk\

Definition of thunk

  1. dialectal past tense and past participle of think

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thunk

noun

Definition of thunk

  1. :  a flat hollow sound

Examples of thunk in a sentence

  1. The book landed on the floor with a thunk.

Origin and Etymology of thunk

imitative


First Known Use: 1947


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thunk

verb

Definition of thunk

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to produce a flat hollow sound :  make a thunk

1949

First Known Use of thunk

1949



THUNK Defined for English Language Learners


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thunk

noun

Definition of thunk for English Language Learners

  • : a dull, hollow sound made especially when a heavy object hits something


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