clonk

clonk

[klongk, klawngk]
noun
1.
a low, dull sound of impact, as of a heavy object striking against another.
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
2.
to make or cause to make such a sound.
Also, clunk.


Origin:
1925–30; imitative

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clonk (klɒŋk)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to make a loud dull thud
2.  informal (tr) to hit
 
n
3.  a loud thudding sound
 
[C20: of imitative origin]

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