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How to use thunk in a sentence

I didn't thunk ob dat—but you could hab fixed it easy 'nough.
WYOMINGEDWARD SYLVESTER ELLIS
The only sound was the muffled thunk of the glass container against the concrete.
MAKE MINE HOMOGENIZEDRICK RAPHAEL
Something went whining and whistling over him, there was a thunk and a screech.
THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON
It's his own fault, lad—he should have thunk o' those things afore he consented to help on the job.
TO ALASKA FOR GOLDEDWARD STRATEMEYER
We already point with pride to some of the wonderful thoughts that our leading thinkists, with their thinkers, have thunk.
REMARKSBILL NYE
No; but he was about the only feller I ever knowed that 'ud ha' thunk up sech a mean way of gittin' square with old Ketcham.
THE MISSION OF JANICE DAYHELEN BEECHER LONG
Thunk is never used seriously; it always shows humorous intent.
THE AMERICAN LANGUAGEHENRY L. MENCKEN
It burst from Elaine's half-parted lips like the thunk of a bullet slamming into a hardwood board.
THE TIME MIRRORCLARK SOUTH
A solid thunk shook him as the ax buried itself in the wood next to his head.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
Us used dem tomatoes for flowers, 'cause us thunk dem pretty red things would kill us or put de spell on us.
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WORDS RELATED TO THUNK

  • bang
  • beat
  • blow
  • clonk
  • clout
  • clump
  • clunk
  • fall
  • flutter
  • hammer
  • hit
  • knock
  • plop
  • poke
  • pound
  • pounding
  • pulse
  • rap
  • slap
  • smack
  • strike
  • throb
  • thunk
  • thwack
  • wallop
  • whack
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