Definition of Quonk

1. Noun. Unwanted noise picked up by a microphone in a broadcasting studio ¹



2. Noun. Audience chatter which disturbs the performer ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To produce unwanted noise. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To honk. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quonk

1. to make an accidental disturbing noise [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quonk

quoit
quoited
quoiter
quoiters
quoiting
quoits
quoke
quokka
quokkas
quoll
quolls
quomodo
quomodos
quondam
quondam(a)
quonk
quonked
quonking
quonks
quook
quooke
quop
quopped
quopping
quops
quora
quorate
quorates
quorum
quorum sensing

Literary usage of Quonk

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1. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"The song, if it can be called such, commonly consists of three syllables which Emerson writes " o-ka-lee, " and Samuels as " quonk-a-ree. ..."

2. Here and Now Story Book: Two-to Seven Year Olds; Experimental Stories by Lucy Sprague Mitchell (1921)
"And all the other beautiful wild ducks followed calling, "Quonk- ... -quonk !" So the little summer boy never knew the wild duck! ..."

3. Here and Now Story Book: Two-to Seven Year Olds; Experimental Stories by Lucy Sprague Mitchell (1921)
"And the other wild ducks would answer, "Quonk- ... -quonk!" And then they would swoop, right down to the little lake and they'd light right on the water. ..."

4. The Birds of Ohio: A Complete Scientific and Popular Description of the 320 by William Leon Dawson, Lynds Jones (1903)
"During the mating season and often at other times they have an even more decided and distinctive note, quonk, ..."

5. Folk-stories of the Northern Border by Frank D. Rogers (1897)
"A V-shaped flock of geese, led by the regular '' quonk, quonk, " of a sober old pilot gander, roused company after company of the sleeping troopers who ..."

6. Folk-stories of the Northern Border by Frank D. Rogers (1897)
"A V-shaped flock of geese, led by the regular '' quonk, quonk, " of a sober old pilot gander, roused company after company of the sleeping troopers who ..."

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