zonked


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zonk

 (zôngk, zŏngk)
v. zonked, zonk·ing, zonks Slang
v.tr.
1. To cause to be asleep. Often used with out: My roommate was zonked out on the couch.
2. To stupefy or intoxicate with drugs or alcohol: "zonk their patients with tranquilizers" (Psychology Today).
v.intr.
1. To go to sleep or be asleep. Often used with out.
2. To become intoxicated with drugs or alcohol.

[Origin unknown.]

zonked

(zɒŋkt)
adj
1. (Recreational Drugs) highly intoxicated from drugs or alcohol
2. utterly exhausted
[C20: of imitative origin]

zonked

(zɒŋkt, zɔŋkt)

adj. Slang.
1. stupefied from or as if from alcohol or drugs; high.
2. exhausted or asleep.
[1955–60, Amer.]
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zonked

adjective
1. Slang. Stupefied, intoxicated, or otherwise influenced by the taking of drugs:
Informal: doped.
2. Slang. Stupefied, excited, or muddled with alcoholic liquor:
Informal: cockeyed, stewed.
Idioms: drunk as a skunk, half-seas over, high as a kite, in one's cups, three sheets in the wind.
Translations

zonked

[zɒŋkt] ADJ (also zonked out)
1. (= exhausted) → agotado, reventado, hecho polvo
2. (on drugs) → colgado, colocado (Sp) ; (on drink) → como una cuba, curda inv (Sp)

zonked

[ˈzɒŋkt] adjcrevé(e) , claqué(e)

zonked

adj (inf) (= drunk, high)breit (sl), → zu (inf); (= exhausted)total geschafft (inf)

zonked

[zɒŋkt] adj (fam) (exhausted) → distrutto/a
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