[ bongk ]
/ bɒŋk /

verb (used with or without object) Slang.

to hit, strike, collide, etc.: to get bonked on the head; cars bonking into each other.

Origin of bonk

perhaps variant of bong1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for bonk


/ (bɒŋk) /

verb informal

(tr) to hit
to have sexual intercourse (with)
Derived Formsbonking, noun

Word Origin for bonk

C20: probably of imitative origin
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Word Origin and History for bonk



"to hit," 1931, probably of imitative origin; 1975 in sense of "have sexual intercourse with." Related: Bonked; bonking.

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