wonkdom

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wonk +‎ -dom

Noun[edit]

wonkdom (uncountable)

  1. The realm or sphere of wonks; wonkery.
    • 1994, Sam Smith, Shadows of hope (page 145)
      In fact, the Clinton administration seems practically a subsidiary of this academy of wonkdom.
    • 2003, Eric Alterman, What liberal media?
      Surely it had no precedent in the world of welfare wonkdom.