Origin of wonk
Related formswonk·ish, adjective
Examples from the Web for wonk
He hired a disaffected ex-Democratic wonk as his top social-policy guy.
He saw a problem, and—as a self-proclaimed “wonk”—immediately moved to solve it.What Paul Ryan Gets Wrong About ‘Inner-City’ Poverty|Jamelle Bouie|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The ACA and every wonk assumes rational people who can make good financial decisions.
Heather Ryan is a graduate of Drake University and wonk living in the heart of presidential political bliss in Iowa.
And whoever replaces Summers will probably be one of his deputies and therefore a wonk.