zonked

zonked

[zongkt, zawngkt]
Also, zonked out.


Origin:
1955–60, Americanism; zonk + -ed2

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zonk

[zongk, zawngk] Slang.
verb (used without object) (often fol. by out)
1.
to become unconscious from alcohol or narcotic drugs; pass out.
2.
to fall soundly asleep or relax completely: I've got to go home and zonk out.
verb (used with object)
3.
to stupefy, as by alcohol or narcotic drugs.
4.
to sedate or anesthetize: If the pain gets too bad the doctors will zonk you.
5.
to strike or defeat soundly; knock out; clobber.

Origin:
1945–50; of expressive orig.; -onk perhaps copies conk2

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zonked (zɒŋkt)
 
adj
1.  highly intoxicated from drugs or alcohol
2.  utterly exhausted
 
[C20: of imitative origin]

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Word Origin & History

zonk
1950, "to hit hard;" 1968, "to put into a stupor;" slang term, of echoic origin.
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zonk definition

[zɔŋk]
  1. tv.
    to overpower someone or something. : We zonked the dog with a kick.
  2. tv.
    to tire someone out. (See also zonked (out).) : The pills zonked me, but they made my cold better.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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zonked (out) definition

[zɔŋkt...] and [zɑʊŋkt...]
and zounked (out)
  1. mod.
    alcohol or drug intoxicated. : She's too zonked to drive.
  2. mod.
    exhausted; asleep. : She was totally zonked out by the time I got home.
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