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WONK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wonk mean? 

WONK (noun)
  The noun WONK has 1 sense:

1. an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or studying excessively

  Familiarity information: WONK used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WONK (noun)


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Meaning:

An insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or studying excessively

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

dweeb; grind; nerd; swot; wonk

Hypernyms ("wonk" is a kind of...):

assimilator; learner; scholar (someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs)


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