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wonk

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwonkwonk /wɒŋk $ wɑːŋk/ noun [countable] informal  someone who works very hard and is very serious These are issues that would only interest policy wonks (=people interested in details of government).From Longman Business Dictionarywonkwonk /wɒŋkwɑːŋk/ noun [countable] American English informal someone who works very hard, is very serious, and knows a lot about a particular subjectHe started to become a policy wonk in his new career as a management consultant.
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