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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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But the bad news for Brown's ringside team is that the clunking fist is needed now and it's nowhere to be seen.
One Labour MP had billed the showdown between the two leaders as "the big clunking fist against Paris Hilton".
While people would have imagined that she was referring to one of her children, but, given her husband's propensity for doing things with his "big, clunking fist", he seems to be a bigger suspect.
I'VE been ruminating on Tony Blair's promise that Gordon Brown would be a "great clunking fist" which would KO flashy loungelizard David Cameron.
The two athletes, both from Birmingham, prepared by meeting Mr Brown - whose nickname is "The Clunking Fist".
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Brown tried to bore Cameron into submission, radiating reasonableness when the big clunking fist really thinks the Tory toff's a lightweight.
As long as you didn't mind the clunking between tracks (songs sometimes faded out in the middle so the head could move to the next track and then faded back in again), the system was fine.
When I change through my low gears, I hear a clunking noise from the bottom of the car.
GORDON Brown used his "clunking fist" to batter David Cameron during Prime Minister's Questions yesterday.
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If she is welcomed back, however reluctantly, will Clare toe the line or risk the clunking fist of the new PM?
"There is nothing clunking about Gordon," he said, in a reference to Mr Blair's famous description of his Chancellor's 'big clunking fist'.
I can just see him tramming with his eyes shut straight into Gordon Brown's clunking great fist, muttering: "Arp!