clunk clunk  /ˈkləŋk/


  1. (n) a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
  2. (v) make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground


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  • Six smartphone trends that failed miserably

    Some smartphones are born to do great things, while others face a crash-and-burn future. What determines which smartphones soar and which sink? In the gallery below, CNET phone reviewer Jessica Dolcourt takes a look at six smartphone trends that went clunk. Remember Microsoft's embarrassingly short-lived Kin One ? Discontinued after just eight weeks , it committed two of the fatal sins listed in ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNET


  1. "For hours and days and weeks, I'd go to bed and all I would hear downstairs was 'Clunk! Clunk! Clunk!'" Rinna says.
    on Jul 12, 2007 By: Lisa Rinna Source: Washington Post

  2. "That didn't seem to be anywhere near Hussey's glove. It was certainly near his helmet . . . there was a fair clunk," Benaud said.
    on Dec 29, 2008 By: Richie Benaud Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "When (the doctor) did the test for the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), it just went clunk," Mason said. "I punched a wall, pretty hard. It was a bit of an empty feeling realising the season's over and that's it. But I took it on the chin,...
    on Sep 6, 2008 By: Willie Mason Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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