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Definition of wonk noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    wonk

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//wɑŋk//
     
    (informal) (disapproving)
     
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  1. 1a person who works too hard and is considered boring
  2. 2a person who takes too much interest in the details of political policy the President's chief economic policy wonk
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