This time he gave us not the wonky professor but the academic star who has had enough with the antics of his rowdy class.
Now, blog posts can be substantive, and I think I've written plenty of wonky blog posts about tax policy in particular.
Those of us with a wonky bent are prone to say things like "When Bernanke finally raises interest rates . . . "
There are basically two groups—the deniers on the one side or the wonky science experts on the other side.
The Cascadia Subduction Zone is the wonky name for the place where all this mayhem will begin.
First we had Paul Potts, the chubby opera singer with the wonky teeth, dodgy suit, and voice like Pavarotti.
Justin Bieber This wonky first pitch offers further proof that Justin Bieber struggles with the definition of a straight line.
Sergio Fajardo, a wonky mathematician turned superstar mayor, has his eye on the Palacio de Nariño—the Colombian White House.
I think I'm going to start labeling certain posts WBI, for wonky But Important.
He straightened his back more, making it pop and gave her his devilish grin, the one where his wonky eyebrow went up and down.
"shaky, groggy, unstable," 1919, of unknown origin. Cf. German prefix wankel-, which has a similar sense. Or perhaps from surviving dialectal words based on Old English wancol "shaky, tottering" (see wench).
In a halting and unsteady way: We commended him on his performance and sent him wonkily tottering back onto the floor (1990s+ College students)
Redolent of policy, theory, discussion, etc: Greenberg felt that a wonkish tone had pervaded the transition (1990s+)