hankle

transitive verb han·kle \ˈhaŋkəl\

Definition of hankle

-ed/-ing/-s

now dialectal, England

  1. 1 :  twist, entangle

  2. 2 :  to involve (a person) in something by luring or enticing —usually used with in or on didn't want to join but they hankled him on

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Origin and Etymology of hankle

frequentative of 1hank


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