Yorks vs Yonks - What's the difference?

yorks | yonks |


As a verb yorks

is (york).

As a noun yonks is

(uk|australian|new zealand) a long time (especially a longer time than expected); ages.

yorks

English

Abbreviation

(Abbreviation) (head)
  • Yorkshire (in postal addresses )
  • 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