trank

noun
\ ˈtraŋk How to pronounce trank (audio) \

Definition of trank

: tranquilizer Doc kept the pharmacy tied to his belt in an outsized poke. Heavy downers for bedtime; tranks for travel …— Stephen King Rage made his head spin, and he had to ask his desk for a quick buzz of tranks.— Robert Silverberg

First Known Use of trank

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trank

by shortening and respelling

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“Trank.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trank. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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