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skank

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noun \ˈskaŋk\

Definition of skank

slang, disparaging

  1. :  a person and especially a woman of low or sleazy character

Origin and Etymology of skank

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1964


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skank

noun

Definition of skank

  1. :  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


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skank

verb

Definition of skank

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to dance the skank

1973

First Known Use of skank

1973


4

skank

verb

Definition of skank

slang

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to bungle (a stroke) in golf

Origin and Etymology of skank

probably alteration of 2shank


First Known Use: 1990


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