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1. informal Crooked, misshapen, or out of alignment. Primarily heard in UK. The grocer has a stand where he sells wonky-looking fruit and veg at a great discount. Is it just me, or does this frame look a bit wonky?
2. informal Functioning improperly or abnormally. Primarily heard in UK. I've had a wonky eye since I was born, so I'll never be able to get a driver's license. The Internet has been wonky all day long, which has made it really hard to get anything done in the office.
3. informal Weird, abnormal, or aberrant. Primarily heard in UK. He always comes up with the wonkiest ideas. Mummy says Aunt Judith is a bit wonky in the head.
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mod. studious. (Collegiate.) You ought to get a little wonky yourself.
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