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To exhaust someone mentally or physically. Often used in passive constructions. Sitting out in the sun all day really zonked me! The kids were zonked after swimming at the beach all day long.
In a state of altered or suspended focus, attention, or awareness, as due to exhaustion or intoxication. I was up all night dealing with two sick kids, so I've been a bit pretty zonked all day. Jeff said his new medication makes him feel zonked out.
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zonked (out)and zounked (out)
1. Sl. drug intoxicated. She's too zonked to drive. Jed was almost zounked out to unconsciousness.
2. . Sl. exhausted; asleep. She was totally zonked out by the time I got home. I feel zounked. Good night.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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