This page is about the slang term yonks


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.

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