Examples of wonk in a Sentence
the policy wonks in the government
the candidate has an army of policy wonks ready to write for him a position paper on virtually any issue
Recent Examples of wonk from the Web
That's the question every policy wonk who cares about climate change has been asking since election night in November.
Joseph Curtin, one of Ireland’s leading climate-policy wonks and a member of its official climate advisory council, also believes the United States should exit the treaty.
Perhaps even more surprisingly to health wonks, MacDonough ruled that a section banning Planned Parenthood from getting Medicaid reimbursements could remain.
The role of Dr. Ally Hextall, CDC wonk and Laurence Fishburne's right-hand woman, was right up her alley.
According to TiVo, a Pandora app is due out soon, while a partnership with the widget wonks at FrameChannel is already in the works.
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Origin and Etymology of wonk
First Known Use: 1954
WONK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wonk for English Language Learners
: a person who knows a lot about the details of a particular field (such as politics) and often talks a lot about that subject
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