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Meaning of "quonk" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUONK

quonk  [kwɒŋk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUONK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Quonk is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES QUONK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of quonk in the English dictionary

The definition of quonk in the dictionary is an accidental noise picked up on a microphone while broadcasting.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUONK


bonk
bɒŋk
clonk
klɒŋk
conch
kɒŋk
conk
kɒŋk
cronk
krɒŋk
gonk
ɡɒŋk
honk
hɒŋk
honky-tonk
ˈhɒŋkɪˌtɒŋk
Lonk
lɒŋk
plonk
plɒŋk
ponk
pɒŋk
pronk
prɒŋk
stonk
stɒŋk
tonk
tɒŋk
tronc
trɒŋk
tronk
trɒŋk
wonk
wɒŋk
zonk
zɒŋk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUONK

quoin
quoin post
quoist
quoit
quoiter
quoits
quokka
quoll
quomodo
quondam
Quonset hut
quop
quorate
Quorn
quorum
quot.
quota
quota sampling
quota system
quota-hopper

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUONK

bank
Black Monk
blank
dank
drink
drunk
frank
I don´t think
ink
link
monk
permalink
pink
policy wonk
rank
tank
thank
the West Bank
think
White Monk

Synonyms and antonyms of quonk in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «quonk» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUONK

Find out the translation of quonk to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of quonk from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «quonk» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

quonk
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

quonk
570 millions of speakers

English

quonk
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

quonk
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

quonk
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

quonk
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

quonk
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

quonk
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

quonk
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Quonk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

quonk
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

quonk
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

quonk
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nggoleki
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

quonk
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

quonk
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्नोक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

quonk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

quonk
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

quonk
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

quonk
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

quonk
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

quonk
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

quonk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

quonk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

quonk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of quonk

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUONK»

The term «quonk» is barely ever used and occupies the 207.612 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of quonk
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUONK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «quonk» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «quonk» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about quonk

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUONK»

Discover the use of quonk in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to quonk and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Split-Second Persuasion: The Ancient Art and New Science of ...
More commonly known as the Bell Frog (because of the distinctive sound of its mating call, which resembles a ringing bell: quonk, quonk, quonk), it's equally at home in a variety of different environments such as ponds, roadside ditches, rivers, ...
Kevin Dutton, 2011
2
There's a Word for It (Revised Edition): A Grandiloquent ...
—Q. RIUS KATZ quonking: (slang) noise from the sidelines that interrupts an athlete's (or a performer's) concentration. The world of sports fandom desperately needs a verb to complement this noun, so I shall take the liberty of coining quonk,  ...
Charles Harrington Elster, 2005
3
American Ballads and Folk Songs
... Had a long string o' goslin's, An' dey all went "Quonk, quonk," Lawd, Lawd, Lawd, An' dey all went "Quonk, quonk," Lawd, Lawd, Lawd. JULIE ANN JOHNSON Lead Belly (Ledbetter) and his twelve-stringed guitar [243] American Ballads and ...
John Avery Lomax, Alan Lomax, Harold William Thompson, 1934
4
Birds of Venezuela
Voice: Call a loud, honking quonk; in high-intensity alarm a ser. of extraordinarily loud, honking squawks, quonk, quonk, quonk, rrrrrrrrr (Hilty); these become higher pitched and more rapid with excite- ment290; when disturbed, little whistles, ...
Steven L. Hilty, 2002
5
New Jersey
Its call is a distinct series of honks that sound like "quonk, quonk, quonk." It is emerald green with a white and purple band that runs along its sides from head to toe. The undersides of its hind legs are yellowish orange. The Pine Barrens tree ...
Wendy Moragne, Tamra B. Orr, Tamra Orr, 2008
6
The wildlife garden
... an emerald creature that makes a "quonk, quonk, quonk!" sound as loud as the call of the toad. We spot them with flashlights and watch their throats balloon in song. Once my ears were tuned, I would note each anuran addition to my yard by  ...
Charlotte Seidenberg
7
A Guide to the Birds of Colombia
Voice: "Song" a loud nasal and guttural honking quonk, quonk, quonk nnrinnn ( Hilty); alarm oo-eek, oo-eek (Chapman) and various other grunts and whistles. In n Venez. sing mostly Nov-May; double wing-whirring drum in display flight (P.
Steven L. Hilty, Bill Brown, 1986
8
Naturalist's Big Bend: An Introduction to the Trees and ...
This katydid derives its name from the loud, penetrating "quonk quonk quonk" call it makes at night in the mountain woodlands during late summer and fall. The katydid is closely related to the grasshopper. Tinkham summarized all of the ...
Roland H. Wauer, Carl M. Fleming, 2002
9
Peterson First Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians
Its call is a nasal quonk-quonk-quonk. BARKING TREEFROG 21/2 in. One of the larger, stouter Treefrogs — and the spottiest. The spots are usually visible even when the frog changes color, but they may disappear when the frog turns dark ...
Roger Conant, Robert C. Stebbins, Joseph T. Collins, 1999
10
A Guide to the Birds of Panama: With Costa Rica, Nicaragua, ...
... often accompanied by loud honking calls, e.g. quonk, quonk, quonk A wing- whirring display in which they glide from the top of one tree to another producing a fast vibrating (mechanical) noise is heard mostly in the pre-dawn darkness during ...
Robert S. Ridgely, 1992

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUONK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term quonk is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The 'night raven's' call heard in Port Aransas
I've heard it described as a squawking “Quonk!” It is the most widespread heron in the world; Antarctica and Australia are the only places it can't be found. «Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Jun 15»
2
Drugs raid leads to arrest for insulting a traffic warden
Racially abuse a traffic warden and get busted for drugs......hahahaha dozy quonk. Racially abuse a traffic warden and get busted for drugs......hahahaha dozy ... «Daily Echo, Jun 15»
3
Constable: Sounds of love, froggy-style
A single green tree frog produces a nasally "quonk, quonk, quonk," but accompanied by a chorus of other lonely males, the call is reported to sound a bit like Will ... «Chicago Daily Herald, Mar 15»
4
Pets offer students companionship and responsibility
Or a “quonk” as Faith Hastie, a senior international affairs major and proud bird owner, describes it. “It's a cross between a quack and a honk,” Hastie said. «The Breeze, Oct 14»
5
The joy of dictionaries
Sitting glumly in the corner is quonk, which is a broadcasting term for any noise accidentally picked up on a microphone. There's something so awkward and ... «New Statesman, Oct 14»
6
11-year old Philemon Awan wins Spelling Bee @ 5
The three, Philemon, Adwoa and Christine were made to spell tongue twisting words like Trophotropism, Ergatogyne, Quonk, Ascetic just to mention a few but ... «Myjoyonline.com, Feb 12»
7
The natural drama of the forest, by Kristin Bakkegard
A great blue heron slowly stalks in the shallows of the pond, departing with a complaining “quonk” as I pass nearby. Turtles crawl up on a log, soaking in the sun, ... «al.com, Apr 11»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Quonk [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/quonk>. Jun 2021 ».
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