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tunk

noun \ ˈtəŋk \
variants: or less commonly tonk \ˈtäŋk, ˈtəŋk\

Definition of tunk

plural -s
: tap, rap, thump
  • got a bad tunk on her head, and a few scratches
  • —Marguerite Tate

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Origin and Etymology of tunk

imitative


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tunk

verb \ " \
variants: or less commonly tonk \"\

Definition of tunk

also -ed/-ing/-s
transitive verb
: to strike lightly or sharply : rap, tap
  • tunked their heads together
; especially : to tap (as car wheels) with a hammer to test for flaws
intransitive verb
: to give a tunk : tap
  • tunking on a drum

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tunk

noun \ " \
variants: or tonk \"\

Definition of tunk

plural -s
: a game of rummy for two to five players with deuces wild

Origin and Etymology of tunk

probably from 1tunk


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