Tonks vs Yonks - What's the difference?

tonks | yonks |


As nouns the difference between tonks and yonks

is that tonks is while yonks is (uk|australian|new zealand) a long time (especially a longer time than expected); ages.

As a proper noun tonks

is .

tonks

English

Noun

(head)
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    yonks

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (UK, Australian, New Zealand) A long time (especially a longer time than expected); ages
  • Haven’t seen him in yonks !
    I’ve been a teacher for yonks - I should really try another career.
    This egg is taking yonks to boil.

    Usage notes

    Common in many English-speaking countries but not those of North America, where it is generally unknown. English terms with unknown etymologies