yonks

yonks

(jɒŋks)
pl n
informal a very long time; ages: I haven't seen him for yonks.
[C20: of unknown origin]
Translations

yonks

[jɒŋks] N (Brit) for yonkshace siglos
I haven't seen you for yonkshace siglos que no te veo

yonks

[ˈjɒŋks] npl
for yonks → une éternité, des lustres
We've been here for yonks → Ça fait une éternité qu'on est ici.
We were there for yonks → On est resté là pendant une éternité., On est resté là pendant des lustres.

yonks

n (Brit inf: = ages) → eine (halbe) Ewigkeit (inf); that was yonks agodas war vor einer (halben) Ewigkeit (inf); I haven’t seen her for yonksich habe sie schon ewig nicht mehr gesehen (inf)

yonks

[jɒŋks] adv (Brit) (fam) I haven't seen her for yonksè un secolo che non la vedo
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