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Date: Nov 08 2001


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“After twelve hours of crying and screaming, you’re pretty zonked.”


1. Definition - Study the definition.

to be exhausted, tired or sleepy

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

You can use zonked to express how tired and exhausted you are. Zonked can mean that you were so tired that you fell asleep standing. It can also express the affects of drugs or alcohol, for example, “Cough medicine zonked me out”, meaning that the medicine made me pass out.


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.



“I was so tired, I just zonked right out.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

I guess this “zonked” means burned out, exhausted.
by Neil (South Korea)
I think “zonked” means absent-minded, stoned.
by Deboroh (Taipei, Taiwan)
I guess “zonked” means very tired and fall asleep fast or even lose consciousness.
by Maria (China)
Zonked means exhausted, no energy.
by Kembo (Taichung, Taiwan)
Zonked here means very tired.
by Kecheng (China)
I think zonked means exhausted.
by Ivychu
I think it means “very tired, maybe too tired to do anything else.”
by Benyan (Xi’an, China)
Does it mean that you are like sleepy, or with a face like “I just woke up”?
by Nikita
I think the word “zonked” means that someone is very tired and can’t do anything.
by Sunny (Taipei, Taiwan)
“Zonked”: 1.Highly intoxicated or under the influence of a drug. 2.completely tired out or exhausted.
by Ehsn (Iran)

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