[grong-kee; Italian grawn-kee] /ˈgrɒŋ ki; Italian ˈgrɔn ki/
[jaw-vahn-nee] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni/ (Show IPA), 1887–1978, Italian statesman: president 1955–62.
[groh-ning-uh n; Dutch khroh-ning-uh n] /ˈgroʊ nɪŋ ən; Dutch ˈxroʊ nɪŋ ən/ noun 1. a city in the NE Netherlands. /ˈɡrəʊnɪŋən; Dutch ˈxroːnɪŋə/ noun 1. a province in the NE Netherlands: mainly agricultural. Capital: Groningen. Pop: 573 000 (2003 est). Area: 2336 sq km (902 sq miles) 2. a city in the NE Netherlands, capital […]
noun a fool or idiot; a weak person, esp. a man Examples turned into gronks Word Origin 1987 Usage Note slang noun Any nasty substance, like a collection in one’s belly button or between one’s toes: use a Q-Tip on that gronk /gronk/ Popularised by Johnny Hart’s comic strip “B.C.” but the word apparently predates […]
1. Broken. “The teletype scanner was gronked, so we took the system down.” 2. Of people, the condition of feeling very tired or (less commonly) sick. “I’ve been chasing that bug for 17 hours now and I am thoroughly gronked!” Compare broken, which means about the same as gronk used of hardware, but connotes depression […]
- Gronk out
verb phrase To cease functioning; go down: The terminal gronked out about ten minutes ago (1980s+ Computer)