What Does Gonk Mean?

Gonk means "Stupid Person" and "Stuffed Toy."

A gonk is a type of stuffed toy with origins in Nordic and Scandinavian mythology that became popular throughout the western world during the twentieth century.

Given the gormless appearance of gonks, it was inevitable gonk would come to be used to refer to a stupid or gormless person. It is typically (but not always) used with a touch of sympathy or affection, rather than as a harsh insult. For example:
  • Biden may be a gonk, but at least he's not vicious and horrid, like his predecessor.
  • I manged to sell extended guarantees to three gonks today.

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meaning of Gonk

Gonky people are usually harmless idiots.

Summary of Key Points for the First Definition

"Stupid Person" is the most common definition for Gonk on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Stupid Person
Type:Word (Slang)
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for the Second Definition

"Stuffed Toy" is the original definition for Gonk.
Definition:Stuffed Toy
Guessability:guessability level 2

2: Quite easy to guess

Typical Users:typical user
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Example of Gonk Used in a Text

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