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clunk down

1. To set something down clumsily or loudly. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "clunk" and "down." The guys lugged the couch inside and clunked it down in the middle of the living room.
2. To fall heavily or loudly. Did you hear that tree branch clunk down in the middle of the night?
See also: clunk, down

clunkhead

One who is regarded as stupid, boorish, or bumbling. Leave it to that clunkhead to screw up the whole presentation in the first five minutes! Why on earth would they promote that clunkhead to be the regional manager.

clunk down

[for something] to drop or fall, making the sound "clunk." A large piece of metal clunked down right in front of me. A tree branch clunked down on the roof and damaged a few shingles.
See also: clunk, down

clunk something down

to drop or place something heavily on something so that it makes a clunking noise. He clunked the big box down on the table. He clunked down all his school books on the table.
See also: clunk, down

clunk

1. tv. to strike someone or something. The branch clunked the roof as it fell.
2. n. a hit; the sound of a hit. I heard a clunk on the roof. Must be reindeer.

clunkhead

n. an oaf; a stupid dolt. My brother can be such a clunkhead! Can’t do nothing right!
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Sergeant Huw 'Clunk' Chambers was described as 'a gregarious character, a cheeky chap with an abundance of friends from all walks of life'
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Approximately 10 feet above the runway, the pilot began to initiate his landing flare when he heard a "clunk" sound.
On hearing a loud 'CLUNK!', I realised that my sister had already placed her stone bottle in the bed.
I've talked with CPAs who are proud they still use Windows 98; while that's a quaint choice, it's a miracle so many Windows applications actually still clunk along on it.
This causes vibrations to make their way up through the steering column and pedals, and creates a 'clunk' when the vehicle takes off from rest or shifts gears.
When you close the doors, there's that nice solid clunk you expect from a well-put-together vehicle.
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I wrote from my air base in England to my friend Joe Perry, who was flying B-24s out of Italy, kidding him about his big clunk of a plane, but the humor was extinguished when my last letter to him came back with the notation "Deceased."
"Our background was in semiconductors and integrated-circuit packaging," explains Ron Clunk, AMMI's president and CEO.