clonk

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Imitative. Compare clink, clank, clunk.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

clonk (plural clonks)

  1. The abrupt sound of two hard objects coming into contact.
    • 2002, Terry Pratchett, Reaper Man
      The minute hand moved with a clonk, and shuddered to a halt on the 9.

VerbEdit

clonk (third-person singular simple present clonks, present participle clonking, simple past and past participle clonked)

  1. To make such a sound.
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