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Slang

yonks

This page is about the slang term yonks

Meaning

a very long time, ages

For example

  • How's Christine? I haven't seen her for yonks!

  • Let's go to Sydney for the weekend. We haven't been there for yonks.

Note:
almost always used with "for", as in "I haven't seen him for yonks"

Quick Quiz

Sandra hasn't been back to her home town for yonks. She last went there

a. a few years ago

b. a couple of months ago

c. a week ago

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Contributor: Matt Errey