Slang of the Day

zonked | zonked out (2)

American English

Today: Sat, 18 Apr 2015

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Meaning: exhausted, very tired

For example:

  • The boys did a lot of work around the farm today, so they're too zonked to go out tonight.

  • I was so zonked out after running the race that I just lay down on the track for a while.

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

Quick Quiz:

Hillary was really zonked after

a. reading for two hours

b. sleeping for six hours

c. working for ten hours

Slang quizzes

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