This page is about the slang term zonk

American English


to hit or punch someone

For example

  • My sister zonked me right on the nose and it really hurt!

  • My little boy Billy got in trouble at school today for zonking another kid who was calling him names.


This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

Harry zonked the guy he was arguing with, and the guy was shocked because he wasn't expecting to be

a. persuaded

b. picked on

c. punched

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Contributor: Matt Errey