from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete or dialectal form of thank.


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  • PC sounds quite loveable and more my style; plus the "thonk, thonk" of the tennis balls puts me in a summer mood...

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  • In two years I can thonk of about three or four occasions in 4700 blogposts where that as happened. and Back to Feuding

  • Just thonk of the additional permanent government employees required to manage these programs.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Threat of Forced Labor Through Mandatory “National Service”:

  • We hear Harvey Weinstein thundering by in a Santa suit ( "Ho! Ho! Ho!" … rumble … rumble … thonk … with Ken Auletta in tights and wee elf shoes carrying his big sack)!

    Eight Day Week

  • The story Many Horses told about being orphaned in an attack from the Crows was fresh in his mind, making his heart thonk with dread.


  • His heart gave a quirky thonk against his breastbone.


  • There was a loud, hollow thonk, and Heragli fell into a sitting position with a dazed look on his face while Baloo did a reeling sort of off-to-Buffalo.

    Hokas Pokas

  • Dan vickerman isnt ruthless enough, he is too nerdy. sekope kefu should be in the centers there is a real lack of size there. there is a lot for robbie and the coaching staff to thonk about! peace JASSY | Top Stories

  • Garrett Quinn for providing these lovely on-the-scene photographs, and Well Ken, I thonk there's a typo.

    Wonkette ? top

  • The crust made a deep thonk sound when it hit the table, although the inner point of the slice was rather soggy.

    Serious Eats: New York


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