- Simple past tense of stink.
(comparative more stank, superlative most stank)
- (obsolete) weak; worn out
(third-person singular simple present stanks, present participle stanking, simple past and past participle stanked)
- (obsolete, UK, dialect) To sigh.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Compare Swedish word, meaning "to pant".