• noun Brit. Informal something very large or impressive of its kind.
— DERIVATIVES stonking adjective.
— ORIGIN from military slang stonk a concentrated artillery bombardment.
Stonker or Stonking is another of those wonderful all purpose slang words. It means large or impressive (eg: Diana had a stonking great diamond ring) or it can also mean fantastic or wonderful (eg: we had a stonking time at the party)
Another newer meaning is to find someone sexually attractive (eg: That Orlando is F’ing stonking!). It can also generally be used as an intensifier, in much the same way as bloody or flipping … to emphasize how great something is.
Have a stonking Wednesday!