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  1. gonk(Noun)

    A small furry toy like an ersatz teddy bear, popularized in wartime when production of real teddies stops.

  2. gonk(Noun)

    A stupid or dull person.


  1. Gonk

    A gonk is an egg-shaped furry novelty toy with googly eyes and small arms and legs that was popular in the 1960s. They were created by Robert Benson and Sheila Stanton. They were associated with Op art, hep and mod culture. Gund sold Gonks in the US, including inflatable vinyl versions. Gonks were also homemade. They were featured in the film title design of the 1965 film Gonks Go Beat.

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  1. gonk

    1. [prob. back-formed from gonkulator.] To prevaricate or to embellish the truth beyond any reasonable recognition. In German the term is (mythically) gonken; in Spanish the verb becomes gonkar. “You're gonking me. That story you just told me is a bunch of gonk.” In German, for example, “Du gonkst mich” (You're pulling my leg). See also gonkulator. 2. [British] To grab some sleep at an odd time; compare gronk out.

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  1. kong, Kong

  2. Kong

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