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verb (used with object) Australian Informal.
  1. to hit hard; knock unconscious.
  2. to defeat decisively.
  3. to baffle; confuse.
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Origin of stonker

First recorded in 1910–15; origin uncertain
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  1. slang completely exhausted or beaten; whacked
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Word Origin

C20: from stonker to beat, of unknown origin
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