skank


1skank

noun \ˈskaŋk\

Definition of SKANK

slang :  a person and especially a woman of low or sleazy character

Origin of SKANK

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1964

2skank

noun

Definition of SKANK

:  a rhythmic dance performed by swinging the arms while bending the knees especially to reggae or ska; also :  the music for this dance

Origin of SKANK

Jamaican English
First Known Use: 1964

3skank

intransitive verb

Definition of SKANK

:  to dance the skank

First Known Use of SKANK

1976

4skank

transitive verb

Definition of SKANK

slang
:  to bungle (a stroke) in golf

Origin of SKANK

probably alteration of 2shank
First Known Use: 1990

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