stonker

[ 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
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British Dictionary definitions for stonkered

stonkered
/ (ˈstɒŋkəd) /

adjective

slang completely exhausted or beaten; whacked

Word Origin for stonkered

C20: from stonker to beat, of unknown origin
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