“The thunk of each lever was as satisfying as closing the door of a vintage Mercedes,” wrote one.
“Who would have thunk it,” said Madonna somewhat presciently when discussing her marriage to Guy Ritchie a couple of years ago.
It came down with a satisfying "thunk" on Johnny Simms' head.
Bless yer soul, D'rindy, they hed a hole ez big ez that thar piggin, afore I thunk ennything 'bout'n it.
Us used dem tomatoes for flowers, 'cause us thunk dem pretty red things would kill us or put de spell on us.
Well, I thunk some more thinks just as punky as that, and then we settles it that I'm to hike over and take a squint, anyway.
The Hindu boy swung with the flat of his bolo and there was a thunk as he connected.
Us kids scart 'cause we done see dem Yanks' bayonets and thunk dey was dere horns.
Sev'ral times I thunk de blood houn's am trailin' me and I gits in de big hurry.
It's his own fault, lad—he should have thunk o' those things afore he consented to help on the job.
sound of impact, attested from 1952, echoic.