Abbreviated form of wonky. To be misaligned, damaged, or containing multiple inaccuracies. Slang.
Have you seen this set of plans? It’s totally wonk! It will take me days to make all the corrections!
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(1) Noun - An expert in a field, typically someone who is fairly young and very intelligent.
(2) Verb - To use ones mastery of a specific subject to perform some type of work.
(1) I need to find some physics wonk to help me out on this homework assignment.
(2) Every so often, I have Andy come over and wonk on my computer to get it fixed.
by cazort September 16, 2003
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The sound a goose makes when hit over the head with a shovel.
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First appearing in 1918 in reference to "Nautical Slang," the word was then referenced as that which is (1)nervous or upset. Then in 1938, we find a recorded usage of the word in Australia. This time, the word is intended to mean (2)'White person.' In 1945, once again in Australia, we see the recorded usage of it being used to denote an (3)'effeminate,' or a male homosexual. It wasn't until 1962, in the December issue of Sports Illustrated Magazine--of all places--that we find the word meaning (4)a disparaging term for a studious or hard working person. It has been thought that the term originated (in this denotation), at Harvard University, as a synonym for nerd.
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(1)The sailor's face had a sickly green to it which seemed to denote that poor man was wonk about being here.
(2)Wonks seemed to overun the land of Australia after the year 1787, despite their many hardships of colonization.
(3)Those who take to the homophobic way of thought often cannot stand to be near a wonk of any type.
(4)Wonks may have memorized information to the power of Uppercase Omega, however, not a one of them has a 'lick of sense.'
by Christopher October 2, 2004
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One who studies an issue or a topic thoroughly or excessively: leading a talkathon of policy wonks in a methodical effort to build consensus for his programs
by JBS July 12, 2003
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A way to express happiness when you don’t know what to say.
“Wonk”
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A word used usually in response to a variety of things, including bad puns, jokes, ideas, phrases, etc. It's usually given with "the stare." It can sometimes be emphasized by stressing the middle vowel (ie woooonk, where the "o" is pronounced the same way as the first "o" in "octopus"). It can be modified to different forms of the word like: wonky, wonked, wonking, wonkified, or adding adverbs in front like "very wonky."
1. "Quick! Catch your nose!"
"Why?"
"Because it's running!"
"wonk"

2. "I'm wonking you"

3. "major wonk!"

4. "That's a wonky deal"
by Raúl E. Fernández November 16, 2007
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