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SKANK

 Dictionary entry overview: What does skank mean? 

SKANK (noun)
  The noun SKANK has 2 senses:

1. any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
2. a rhythmic dance to reggae music performed by bending forward and extending the hands while bending the knees

  Familiarity information: SKANK used as a noun is rare.


SKANK (verb)
  The verb SKANK has 1 sense:

1. dance the skank

  Familiarity information: SKANK used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SKANK (noun)


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Meaning:

Any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

filth; skank; crud

Hypernyms ("skank" is a kind of...):

waste; waste material; waste matter; waste product (any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted)


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Meaning:

A rhythmic dance to reggae music performed by bending forward and extending the hands while bending the knees

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("skank" is a kind of...):

dance; dancing; saltation; terpsichore (taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music)


SKANK (verb)


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Meaning:

Dance the skank

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Hypernyms (to "skank" is one way to...):

dance; trip the light fantastic; trip the light fantastic toe (move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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