jan·​kers | \ ˈjaŋkə(r)z\

Definition of jankers

: confinement, fatigue duty, or drill imposed as punishment on a member of the armed forces

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First Known Use of jankers

1914, in the meaning defined above

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to speak slightingly about or to degrade

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