twonk

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Blend of twit +‎ twat +‎ plonker

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Particularly: “Twit and twat? Which? Both?”

Noun[edit]

twonk (countable and uncountable, plural twonks)

  1. (Britain, slang, countable) A stupid person.
    • 1985, Only Fools and Horses (TV series), "It's Only Rock and Roll" (episode)
      You dozy little twonk, Rodney. You bang again on the roof of my van like that and it won't be Frankie Goes to Hollywood, it'll be Rodney goes to hospital.
  2. (Britain, slang, uncountable) Nonsense; rubbish.
    What twonk you are talking!

Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly onomatopoeic

Verb[edit]

twonk (third-person singular simple present twonks, present participle twonking, simple past and past participle twonked)

  1. (transitive, Britain, slang) to hit (someone); to slap (someone)