how to pronounce tonk


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tonk is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of tonk


  1. A matching card game, combining features of knock rummy and conquian.
  2. A tank.
  3. An illegal immigrant of any country.
  4. An item of value, or of perceived value, especially for sale.
  5. A Tonkinese cat.


  1. To knock or strike (a ball) so that it flies through the air.

tonk frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tonk occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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