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gonk


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  gonk  /gonk/  vi.,n.  1.  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}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  gonk 
 
    /gonk/  1.  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  mir"  (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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