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 n.— «“Donks” are the street name for 1970s land barges like Caprices and Cadillacs, riding on 22-inch-plus wheels.» —“Donks, Boxes & Bubbles” by Scott Blair Review Online (Akron, Ohio) Jan. 10, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • A “donk” is a Chevy Impala, period. You can tune Caddy’s and Caprices out with paint, rims, and stereo systems (as wll as video game consoles and tv screens), but that doesn’t make them donk’s. Cutlasses, Regals, etc. are not donks either. A donk is a Chevy Impala. The terminology originated in Miami in the early to mid 90’s. “Donk” is an abbreviation for donkey, which the African animal ( the impala) on the car’s emblem is thought to resemble.

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