Etymology: Middle English, from
Old English munuc, from
Late Latin monachus, from
Late Greek monachos, from
Greek, adjective, single, from
monos single, alone. Dervied from
the American sitcom "Monk
1. To engage in a psychologically
induced state of complete uncomfortability, often brought on by stresses such as; heat, lack of food, awkward social
encounters, germs, etc.
2. Another term for a panic attack
induced by social anxiety and/or
3. To display
symptoms of OCD
, social anxiety disorder, or any other number of psychological disorders displayed by fictional
Monk on the popular American television
mystery sitcom Monk
4. An extreme state
of paranoia in which
one feels as if all surrounding
humans are looking at him/her in a negative demeanor.
Chris: "It is so hot in here I can feel the sweat dripping down my back."
Brett: "Yes and this
cashier is taking forever, and the peasants waiting in line with us reak of unsanitary conditions"
Chris: "YES! And they are all looking at us."
Brett: "Forget this
dude, I'm MONKING!"
(Drops all groceries where they stand
and the two head
for the door.)