[ stong-ker ]
/ ˈstɒŋ kər /
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
Words nearby stonker
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Example sentences from the Web for stonkered
A friend who recently moved out of New York sent me this article with a stonkered "Say what?"
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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