British Slang, Measurement of Time;

1) The unit of 'Yonk' is known to be exactly 3 Months and 13 Days.

--> Used to describe a long period since you last saw someone or something. Usually termed 'Yonks' rather than a 'Yonk'.
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BOB: "Gee Willy, I haven't seen you for Yonks!"
WILLY: "Yeah, must be about 3 Yonks actually."
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An extrememly long time. (noun)
Dude, I haven't spoken to you in yonks!
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a long time
I went out with her for yonks
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a very long time, usually a number of years
"I've been mad for fucking years, absolutely years, been over the edge for yonks, been working me buns off for bands..."
-Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon (Speak to Me)
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Many years. Ages.
I've been living in New York for yonks now
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a long period of time
I waited at the restaurant for him for yonks and yonks
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A long time - too long to contemplate!
The quote in Floyd is closer to this: 'I've been mad for fucking years, absolutely years, I've been over the edge for yonks; it's working with bands so long, I think - crikey!'
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