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Bonk

Bonk appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Knob red, no wonder! Bonk.
  • Eva, can I bonk a knob in a cave?
  • Bonk. One Mac. Newton sees not wen came (no knob).
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Definition of the noun bonk

What does bonk mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. A bump on the head.
  2. Any minor collision or random meeting.
  3. An act of sexual intercourse.
  4. A condition of sudden, severe fatigue in an endurance sports event caused by glycogen depletion.

Specialised definition of the noun bonk

Glossary of sports / cycling

sudden fatigue during a race when body carbohydrate reserves are depleted (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

  • usage: slang

a state of exhaustion brought on by lack of food during a long stretch of riding

Definition of the verb bonk

What does bonk mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: bonked | bonking | bonks

  1. have sexual intercourse with
  2. hit hard
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient]Paula hit the ball | Paula spanked the child | Paula swatted the fly
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective]Paul kicked the door open | Paula bit the bag open | They spanked him dead
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state]The cat clawed the counch to pieces | They spanked him to death
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument]The cat clawed the counch to pieces with her sharp nails | They spanked him to death with a bat
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] with [Instrument]Paula hit the ball with a stick | Paula spanked the child with her right hand | Paula swatted the fly with a dishcloth
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Locative Preposition] [Oblique]Paula spanked the naughty child on the back
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Locative Preposition] [Oblique] with [Instrument]Paula spanked the naught child on the back with a paddle
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, genitive] [Oblique, body part]Paula spanked the naughty child's back

      Verbs of Contact by Impact (with the same syntax): bayonet, belt, biff, birch, bludgeon, brain, bump, cane, clobber, clout, club, conk, cosh, crack, crunch, cudgel, cuff, elbow, flagellate, flog, gash, knee, knife, paddle, pummel, slam, sock, spank, stab, strap, thrash, thump, truncheon, wallop, whip, whisk.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of bonk: bash / bop / sock / whap / whop
    • more generic word: hit = deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Alternative definition of the verb bonk

verb

  1. To strike or collide with something.
  2. To have sexual intercourse.
    • [context: skateboarding] To hit something with the front wheels of the skateboard, whilst in the air, this pre-dates the snowboarding term,
    • [snowboarding] To hit something (especially a tree) with one's snowboard, especially while in the air.
    • To experience sudden and severe fatigue in an endurance sports event due to glycogen depletion.

    Specialised definition of the verb bonk

    Glossary of sports / snowboarding

    to strike or collide with something while riding a snowboard (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

    Game

    "Bonk" is a video game character from NEC's TurboGrafx-16 console. Known in Japan as "PC-Genjin" and as "BC Kid" in PAL territories, Bonk was a mascot for NEC's console. Three games featured the character appeared on the TurboGrafx-16, as well as two spin-offs featuring Airzonk. A large-headed, bald caveman, his favored form of attack is the headbutt. The "PC" part of his Japanese name stands for "Pithecanthropus Computerurus", a fictitious species name for Bonk.

    • developer: Atlus
    • genre: Platform game
    • publisher: Hudson Soft

    Music

    1. "Bonk" is the debut studio album by Australian rock band Big Pig. It was released in March 1988 on White Label Records. The album went gold, then platinum in Australia with three top-twenty singles. The album was released in America by A&M Records in 1988, and the music video for "Breakaway" was played on MTV. "Breakaway" was featured on the Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure soundtrack and "Hungry Town" on the Young Einstein soundtrack. "Breakaway" and "Money God" were used in the Miami Vice TV series in the 1980s.
      • genre: Rock music
      • released in (27 years ago)
    2. "Bonk" a.k.a. "BONK!" is a musical single of Hot Mouth & Lazy Rich.
    3. "Bonk" is a musical album of Flat Earth Society.
      • released in (15 years ago)

    Groups

    1. Bonk is a musical group.
      • albums: "Bonk Against Nothing", "Western Soul"
    2. BoNk is a musical group.
      • album: "Unfortunate Inspiration"

    Miscellanea

    Bonk a.k.a. Hitting the wall: In endurance sports such as cycling and running, hitting the wall or the bonk describes a condition caused by the depletion of glycogen stores in the liver and muscles, which manifests itself by sudden fatigue and loss of energy. Milder instances can be remedied by brief rest and the ingestion of food or drinks containing carbohydrates. The condition can usually be avoided by ensuring that glycogen levels are high when the exercise begins, maintaining glucose levels during exercise by eating or drinking carbohydrate-rich substances, or by reducing exercise intensity.

    Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Bonk

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    Google previewThe Bible Answer Book (2010)

    Over 260 of the Most Frequently Asked Questions by James Stuart Bell

    The Bible Ans Uier Bonk is an authoritative reference guide designed for both frequent Bible readers and those discovering the text for the first time, and it addresses the most common, confusing, and controversial questions that Christians ...

    Google previewIslam (2008)

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    Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

    by Julia Cresswell

    bonk [E20th] Bonk is an imitation of the sound of a solid object striking a hard surface. It first appeared as a verb, meaning 'to shell', in the First ...

    Google previewLittle Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2014)

    by Julia Cresswell

    bonk. Bonk is an imitation of the sound of a solid object striking a hard surface. It first appeared as a verb, meaning 'to shell', in the First World War. The sexual sense does not seem to have been used before the mid 1970s, but has become ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition (2017)

    by Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi

    accno=EJ797352 Bonk, C.J., & Graham, C.R. (2012). The handbook of blended learning: Global perspectives, local designs. San Francisco, CA: Pfeiffer. Bonk, C.J., Kim, K.-J., ...

    Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Slang (2005)

    by Jonathon Green

    bonk n. 1 [1930s+] an abrupt, heavy sound , ...

    Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Out-of-School Learning (2017)

    by Kylie Peppler

    Bonk Curtis J. Bonk Bonk, Curtis J. Adventure Learning Adventure learning 17 18. Adventure. Learning. Adventure learning occurs when learning environments are ...

    Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Slang (2014)

    by Tony Thorne

    bonk vb British to havesex(with). A vogue word of the late 1980s; first heard in the late 1970sandquickly pickedup bythe mediaas auseful, vigorous, but printable euphemism for ...

    Google previewShorter Slang Dictionary (2003)

    by Paul Beale, Eric Partridge

    bonk, v.1to hitresoundingly. The term wasused in public schools from around1919 andsoon became more widespread. 2 tohavesexual intercourse(with sb), as inhe'sbeen bonking the president's daughter.

    Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

    A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen

    Bloodglucose bonk, bloodsugar crash, hallucinatory bonk, littlepurplemen bonk Mental fatigue that develops during prolonged exercise, which is attributed to impaired function of the central nervous system; central fatigue may correlate with a ...

    Google previewThe Illustrated Doctors Dictionary (2011)

    A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen

    Cf Prion central fatigue Bloodglucose bonk, bloodsugar crash, hallucinatory bonk , littlepurplemen bonk Mental fatigue that develops during prolonged exercise, which is attributed to impaired function of the central nervous system; central ...

    Google previewThe Official Dictionary of Unofficial English (2010)

    by Grant Barrett

    bonk of range” bonking noise—which means you have to go over to a window so you can lean out to get a repeater to receive your signal. 2004 CapeCodFD.com ( Cape Cod, Mass.) (July 2) “Communications System Fails” (Int.) Several ...

    Google previewNetwork Dictionary (2007)

    by Javvin Www Networkdictionary Com, Jielin Dong

    Security Bonk attack, a variant of the teardrop attack, is a type of denial of service (DoS) attack. The Bonk attack manipulates a field in TCP/ IP packets, called a fragment offset. This field tells a computer how to reconstruct a packet that was ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration (2008)

    by Tomei, Lawrence A.

    Bonk, C. J., & Graham, C. R. (Eds.). (2006). The handbook of blended learning: Global perspectives, local designs. San Francisco, CA: Pfeiffer. Bonk, C.J., & Reynolds, T. H. (1997). Learner-centered web instruction for higher-order thinking, ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking (2005)

    by Pagani, Margherita

    In answer to this requirement, several researchers have offered frameworks for learnercentred Web instruction (Bonk, Kirkley, Hara, & Dennen, 2001; Jack et al., ...

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    Usage statistics about bonk

    The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

    Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb bonk:

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    Scrabble value of B3O1N1K5

    The value of this 4-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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