[ 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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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Origin of stonker
First recorded in 1910–15; origin uncertain
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