hanky-pank

adjective
han·​ky-pank | \ ¦haŋkē¦paŋk \

Definition of hanky-pank

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: marked by or derived from hanky-panky hanky-pank jointsLife their pockets full of hanky-pank money— Herbert Gold

hanky-pank

noun
\ ¦haŋkē¦paŋk \
plural -s

Definition of hanky-pank (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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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History and Etymology for hanky-pank

Adjective

short for hanky-panky

Noun

hanky-pank, adjective

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“Hanky-pank.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hanky-pank. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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