- To spank is defined as to slap on the rear-end to punish.
An example of to spank is a parent striking their child's butt with an open hand.
spank definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
to strike with something flat, as the open hand, esp. on the buttocks, as in punishment
to move along swiftly or smartly
Origin: < spanking,
a smack given in spanking
spank definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb spanked, spank·ing, spanks verb, transitive
To slap on the buttocks with a flat object or with the open hand, as for punishment.verb, intransitive
To move briskly or spiritedly.noun
A slap on the buttocks.
Origin: Perhaps of imitative origin.