hanky–pank

adjective han·ky–pank \¦haŋkē¦paŋk\

Definition of hanky–pank

  1. :  marked by or derived from hanky-panky hanky-pank joints — Life their pockets full of hanky-pank money — Herbert Gold

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Origin and Etymology of hanky–pank

short for hanky-panky


hanky–pank

noun han·ky–pank \¦haŋkē¦paŋk\

Definition of hanky–pank

plural

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  1. :  any of various carnival games in which contestants may win small prizes for the exercise of simple skills (such as dart throwing)

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Origin and Etymology of hanky–pank

hanky-pank, adjective


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