Zonk meaning

zôngk, zŏngk
To cause to be asleep. Often used with out .

My roommate was zonked out on the couch.

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To stupefy or intoxicate with drugs or alcohol.
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To go to sleep or be asleep. Often used with out.
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To become intoxicated with drugs or alcohol.
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To strike, beat, hit, stun, etc.
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To lose consciousness, fail to function, etc.
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Used to suggest the sound of a sudden impact.
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Used figuratively to suggest the force or effect of a sudden impact, change, etc.
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An unfavorable card or token, or undesirable or worthless item used as a prize in a contest or game show (such as Let's Make a Deal).
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(slang) A feeling of a drug taking hold.
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To make (someone) sleepy or delirious.
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(intransitive, usually followed by “out") To become exhausted, sleepy or delirious.

After two hours of studying, I zonked out.

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zonk out
  • To lose consciousness or fall asleep from exhaustion, intoxication, etc.
  • To knock out, stun, etc.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of zonk

  • Origin unknown
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • 1960s. Unknown origin, likely imitative.
    From Wiktionary