Definition of 'clunk'
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The clunking sound you hear is nervous wives locking their front doors. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Was he nervous of the big clunking fist? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Facts are deployed with the famous clunking fist. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The great clunking fist has struck again, or almost. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He heard a'weird clunking noise - as if a bird had flown straight into the propeller. The Sun (2014)He added: 'The car was making a really clunking noise as it was going over bumps. The Sun (2013)Why wasn't he there, clunking fist gripping a frying pan? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The answer, surprisingly, is a great clunking fist to his jaw. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was not so much the hand of history as the great clunking fist that hit Westminster at 5pm yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For that reason, I always make sure my car is locked by listening for the quite loud clunking noise. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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