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zonk

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.

zonk out

1. To drain the mental or physical energy from someone. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "zonk" and "out." Often used in passive constructions. Sitting out in the sun all day really zonked me out! The kids were zonked out after swimming at the beach all day long.
2. To fall asleep or lose consciousness. I can't believe I zonked out on the couch like that! How long was I asleep? Don't zonk out while you're driving—pull over and take a nap if you need to!
3. To intoxicate someone; to alter or inhibit one's senses. Said of drugs, whether prescription or recreational. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is be used between "zonk" and "out." I don't like the way marijuana zonks me out, so I just don't ever smoke it. The pain pills his doctor gave him really zonked Jeff out.
See also: out, zonk

zonked (out)

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.
See also: zonk

zonk out

Sl. to collapse from exhaustion; to go into a stupor from drugs or exhaustion. I'm gonna go home and zonk out. I went home after the trip and just zonked out.
See also: out, zonk

zonk someone out

 
1. Sl. to make someone tired or exhausted. All the work zonked him out. She zonked out the team with the long practice.
2. . Sl. to cause someone to become intoxicated. The drug zonked Max out totally. It zonked out Max.
See also: out, zonk

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.
See also: zonk

zonk out

v. Slang
1. To go to sleep, especially due to exhaustion; conk out: I was so tired that I zonked out without even taking off my shoes.
2. To lose consciousness or awareness: The driver zonked out behind the wheel and ran off the road.
3. To cause someone or something to lose consciousness or awareness: Even a small dose of this cough syrup can zonk you out.
See also: out, zonk

zonk

(zɔŋk)
1. tv. to overpower someone or something. We zonked the dog with a kick.
2. tv. to tire someone out. (see also zonked (out).) The pills zonked me, but they made my cold better.

zonk out

in. to collapse from exhaustion; to go into a stupor from drugs or exhaustion; to go to sleep. I’m gonna go home and zonk out.
See also: out, zonk

zonk someone out

1. tv. to make someone tired or exhausted. All the work zonked him out.
2. tv. to cause someone to become intoxicated. The drug zonked Max out totally.
See also: out, someone, zonk

zonked (out)

and zounked (out) (zɔŋkt... and zɑʊŋkt...)
1. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. She’s too zonked to drive.
2. mod. exhausted; asleep. She was totally zonked out by the time I got home.
See also: out, zonk

zonked

verb
See also: zonk
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