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stonker

slang Something very large, exciting, or impressive. Often used in the construction "a stonker of a (something)." Primarily heard in UK. The director is usually known for dramas, but he made one stonker of an action film! Have you heard her latest album? It's a real stonker.

a stonker of a (something)

slang Something very large, exciting, or impressive. Primarily heard in UK. The director is usually known for dramas, but he made one stonker of an action film! Have you ever heard her perform live? She puts on a real stonker of a concert.
See also: of, stonker
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The Home is a stonker of a tune with searing guitar leads which builds up to a great finale.
"We have had big ones before but this one is an absolute stonker."
What the British Medical Journal would probably classify as a stonker. 'er by there has got one as well and in both cases there are complications: she was given conjunctivitis for Christmas by her three-year-old granddaughter while I splintered my largest back tooth on what my butcher amusingly called a fillet steak and the inquisitive tip of my lacerated tongue reminds me every second or so that I have several razor blades in my mouth.
Tim Pollard replied by saying: "We had a stonker through Leamington Spa about an hour ago."
when it comes to conkers, if 2012 was a stinker, then 2013 is shaping up to be a stonker.
The 3.0 litre diesel engine under the bonnet of the X3 35d M Sport is an absolute stonker and yet more proof of BMW''s increasing prowess in producing powerful yet civilised oil burners.
Reasons therefore to be a little more cheerful and depending on the outcome of the midweek games next week, all is set up for an absolute stonker against Ipswich at the Ricoh.
Wow has been privileged to a sneak preview of the band's third offering, due for release in September, and can confirm it's a stonker that maintains their thrash metal roots while also progressing their sound with more natural vocals and even a rock ballad.
Houses Of The Holy (late of the Physical Graffiti album) was rolled back out and the mighty Rock And Roll re-emerged as a honky tonk stonker. Bet he does Gallows Pole, too!
But Steven Pienaar wins for the, ahem, 'Drunken Staggering Man' effort after his stonker in the snow of the Emirates (since the subject of a few good-natured skits at Finch Far m).
With songs from Les Mis,Guys And Dolls, West Side Story, Chicago, Chess and Miss Saigon to name only a few, it's amust for all fans of musicals.Ruthie said:"It really is a stonker of a show because it's just one hit after another.
We were warned last week there was going to be a "stonker" of an announcement but we never expected anything like this.
The first is very impressive indeed; the second is an absolute stonker which wouldn't be out of place in a prestige car.
Price hit an absolute stonker up the 15th and I said 'Bendigedig!' which is an expressive term of exultation.