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[ stong-ker ]
/ ˈstɒŋ kər /

verb (used with object) Australian Informal.

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

Nearby words

stonewort, stoney, stoney creek, stonington, stonk, stonker, stonkered, stony, stony brook, stony coral, stony meteorite

Origin of stonker

First recorded in 1910–15; origin uncertain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for stonkered

  • A friend who recently moved out of New York sent me this article with a stonkered "Say what?"

    Is New York Really Secretly Affordable?|Megan McArdle|October 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for stonkered


/ (ˈstɒŋkəd) /


slang completely exhausted or beaten; whacked

Word Origin for stonkered

C20: from stonker to beat, of unknown origin
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