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spank

play
transitive verb \ˈspaŋk\

Definition of spank

  1. :  to strike especially on the buttocks with the open hand

spank noun


Origin of spank

imitative


First Known Use: circa 1712


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spank

intransitive verb

Definition of spank

  1. :  to move quickly, dashingly, or spiritedly <spanking along in his new car>



Origin of spank

back-formation from spanking


First Known Use: 1788



SPANK Defined for Kids

spank

play
verb \ˈspaŋk\

Definition of spank for Students

spankedspanking

  1. :  to strike on the buttocks with the open hand





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