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zonked

[ zongkt, zawngkt ]
/ zɒŋkt, zɔŋkt /
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adjective Slang.
stupefied by or as if by alcohol or drugs; high.
exhausted or asleep.
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Sometimes zonked out .

Origin of zonked

An Americanism dating back to 1955–60; zonk + -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for zonked

zonked
/ (zɒŋkt) /

adjective slang
highly intoxicated from drugs or alcohol
utterly exhausted

Word Origin for zonked

C20: of imitative origin
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