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clunk

 (klŭngk)
n.
1. A dull sound; a thump.
2. A blow that produces a dull sound.
3. Informal A stupid, dull person.
v. clunked, clunk·ing, clunks
v.intr.
1. To make or move with a clunk.
2. To strike something so as to make a dull sound.
v.tr.
To strike so as to make a dull sound: "Icy weather affected the clock's mechanism and for several hours Big Ben clunked instead of bonged the time changes" (Christian Science Monitor).

[Imitative.]

clunk

(klʌŋk)
n
1. a blow or the sound of a blow
2. a dull metallic sound
3. a dull or stupid person
4. chiefly
a. the gurgling sound of a liquid
b. the sound of a cork being removed from a bottle
vb
to make or cause to make such a sound
[C19: of imitative origin]

clunk

(klʌŋk)

v.i., v.t.
1. to hit hard, esp. on the head.
n.
3. a hard hit, esp. on the head.
4. Informal. a stupid person.
6. Informal. clunker (def. 2).
[1790–1800; imitative; compare clink1, clank]

clunk


Past participle: clunked
Gerund: clunking

Imperative
clunk
clunk
Present
I clunk
you clunk
he/she/it clunks
we clunk
you clunk
they clunk
Preterite
I clunked
you clunked
he/she/it clunked
we clunked
you clunked
they clunked
Present Continuous
I am clunking
you are clunking
he/she/it is clunking
we are clunking
you are clunking
they are clunking
Present Perfect
I have clunked
you have clunked
he/she/it has clunked
we have clunked
you have clunked
they have clunked
Past Continuous
I was clunking
you were clunking
he/she/it was clunking
we were clunking
you were clunking
they were clunking
Past Perfect
I had clunked
you had clunked
he/she/it had clunked
we had clunked
you had clunked
they had clunked
Future
I will clunk
you will clunk
he/she/it will clunk
we will clunk
you will clunk
they will clunk
Future Perfect
I will have clunked
you will have clunked
he/she/it will have clunked
we will have clunked
you will have clunked
they will have clunked
Future Continuous
I will be clunking
you will be clunking
he/she/it will be clunking
we will be clunking
you will be clunking
they will be clunking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clunking
you have been clunking
he/she/it has been clunking
we have been clunking
you have been clunking
they have been clunking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clunking
you will have been clunking
he/she/it will have been clunking
we will have been clunking
you will have been clunking
they will have been clunking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clunking
you had been clunking
he/she/it had been clunking
we had been clunking
you had been clunking
they had been clunking
Conditional
I would clunk
you would clunk
he/she/it would clunk
we would clunk
you would clunk
they would clunk
Past Conditional
I would have clunked
you would have clunked
he/she/it would have clunked
we would have clunked
you would have clunked
they would have clunked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clunk - a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)clunk - a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
Verb1.clunk - make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"

clunk

noun
A stroke or blow, especially one that produces a sound:
verb
To make a dull sound by or as if by striking a surface with a heavy object:
Translations

clunk

[klʌŋk]
A. N
1. (= sound) → sonido m metálico sordo
2. (US) → cabeza mf hueca
B. VI (= make sound) → sonar a hueco

clunk

[ˈklʌŋk]
nbruit m sourd
vifaire un bruit sourd

clunk

vi the door clunked shutdie Tür schloss sich mit einem dumpfen Geräusch
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