Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
a fool or idiot; a weak person, esp. a man
turned into gronks
Any nasty substance, like a collection in one's belly button or between one's toes: use a Q-Tip on that gronk
/gronk/ Popularised by Johnny Hart's comic strip "B.C." but the word apparently predates that.
1. To clear the state of a wedged device and restart it. More severe than "to frob" (sense 2).
2. [TMRC] To cut, sever, smash, or similarly disable.
3. The sound made by many 3.5-inch diskette drives. In particular, the microfloppies on a Commodore Amiga go "grink, gronk".