thunk

1
[ thuhngk ]
/ θʌŋk /

noun

an abrupt, dull sound: the thunk of a shutting window.

verb (used without object)

to make such a sound: The window thunked shut.

Origin of thunk

1
1945–50; blend of thud and clunk

Definition for thunk (2 of 2)

thunk

2
[ thuhngk ]
/ θʌŋk /

verb Nonstandard.

a simple past tense and past participle of think1.
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British Dictionary definitions for thunk

thunk

/ (θʌŋk) /

noun, verb

informal another word for thud
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Word Origin and History for thunk

thunk


sound of impact, attested from 1952, echoic.

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