1

skank

noun \ ˈskaŋk \

Definition of skank

slang, disparaging
: a person and especially a woman of low or sleazy character

Origin and Etymology of skank

origin unknown

First Known Use: 1964

in the meaning defined above


2

skank

noun

Definition of skank

: a rhythmic dance performed by swinging the arms while bending the knees especially to reggae or ska; also : the music for this dance

Origin and Etymology of skank

Jamaican English

First Known Use: 1974

in the meaning defined above


3

skank

verb

Definition of skank

skanked; skanking; skanks
: to dance the skank

4

skank

verb

Definition of skank

skanked; skanking; skanks
slang
: to bungle (a stroke) in golf

Origin and Etymology of skank

probably alteration of 2shank

First Known Use: 1990

in the meaning defined above


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