Definition of Skank

1. Noun. Any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant.

Exact synonyms: Crud, Filth
Generic synonyms: Waste, Waste Material, Waste Matter, Waste Product
Derivative terms: Skanky



2. Verb. Dance the skank.

3. Noun. A rhythmic dance to reggae music performed by bending forward and extending the hands while bending the knees.
Generic synonyms: Dance, Dancing, Saltation, Terpsichore

Definition of Skank

1. Noun. Any substance considered particularly foul, unhygienic or unpleasant ¹

2. Noun. (pejorative slang) A lewdly unattractive and disreputable person, often female, especially one with an air of tawdry promiscuity. ¹

3. Noun. A dance performed to ska. ¹

4. Verb. To dance the skank ¹

5. Noun. The act of cheating a person through disloyal and selfish means with no shame to use deception in the process (most commonly to a known associate or friend). ¹

6. Noun. Referring to having insight or recognising a process to potentially being greatly non favourable to the (victim/) first person's benefit or interest. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To cheat, especially a friend. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skank

1. to dance in a loose-limbed manner [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skank

skald
skaldic
skalds
skaldship
skaldships
skall
skalled
skalling
skalls
skandall
skandalls
skandha
skandhas
skanger
skangers
skank (current term)
skanked
skanker
skankers
skankier
skankiest
skankiness
skanking
skankings
skanks
skanky
skarn
skarns
skart
skarth

Literary usage of Skank

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1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"... Dan. skank, Swed. skank. Further related to G. Schenkel, shank ; G. Schinken, ham. Der. stink. Shanty, a hut. (Irish.) Said to be from Irish sean, ..."

2. Marriage Records: 1665-1800by William Nelson by William Nelson (1909)
"20 skank, Catharine, Freehold, and Arthur Vandyke, Freehold 1755 Oct. 18 skank, Nelle, Middletown, and Hendrick Vnn Brunt, Shrewsbury ... 1756 Dec. ..."

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