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stonker

[ stong-ker ]
/ ˈstɒŋ kər /
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verb (used with object) Australian Informal.

to hit hard; knock unconscious.
to defeat decisively.
to baffle; confuse.

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Origin of stonker

First recorded in 1910–15; origin uncertain
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