Slonk vs Chonk: What’s the Difference?

Last Updated on November 16, 2021 by Julia Wilson

What is the difference between a slonk and a chonk?

  • A slonk is a long, and slender cat, such as a Siamese. The name is presumably a blending of the words slink and long, with a k added for effect.
  • A chonk is a chunky cat and has been in use since the late 2000s.

Difference between slonk and chonk cats

One of the most famous chonks is a mackerel tabby domestic shorthair named BJ who was looking for a home in 2019. Weighing in at 26 pounds (11.81 kg), BJ won the heart of the Internet, his post crashed the Morris Animal Refuge by potential adopters.

Slonk and chonk are just two words of many in what is termed DoggoLingo.

Absolute unitA large cat or dog
BlepWhen a cat leaves a small portion of its tongue sticking out
BoopA little tap on a cat or dog’s nose with your finger
Cat taxA requirement to post a photo of a cat
ChonkA chunky cat
FloofFluffy cat or dog
Hamb/hambinaA cat
MlemThe sound of the tongue as it moves in and out of the mouth
Nip nopsNipples
PeetsCat or dog feet
SlonkLong, slender cat
ThiccFat cat
Toe beansCat or dog toes
VoidA black cat