verb \ˈzäŋk, ˈzȯŋk\

Definition of zonk

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  stun, stupefy; also :  strike, zap —often used with out

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to pass out from or as if from alcohol or a drug —often used with out

Origin and Etymology of zonk

probably imitative

First Known Use: 1950

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