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spank

verb \ ˈspaŋk \
Updated on: 20 Apr 2018

Definition of spank

: to strike especially on the buttocks with the open hand

spank

noun

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Origin and Etymology of spank

imitative

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spank

verb

Definition of spank

: to move quickly, dashingly, or spiritedly
  • spanking along in his new car

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Origin and Etymology of spank

back-formation from spanking


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spank

verb \ ˈspaŋk \

Definition of spank for Students

spanked; spanking
: to strike on the buttocks with the open hand


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