Dank Definition

dăngk
dankest, danker
adjective
dankest, danker
Disagreeably damp; moist and chilly.
Webster's New World
The definition of dank is very wet and cold.
An example of something dank is a bog.
An example of something dank is a very wet cold morning.
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(figuratively) Highly potent.

That was very dank marijuana.
Wiktionary
Antonyms:
parcheddry
verb

(obsolete, intransitive) To moisten, dampen; used of mist, dew etc.

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noun
Moisture; humidity; water.
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A small silver coin formerly used in Persia.

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Other Word Forms of Dank

Adjective

Base Form:
dank
Comparative:
danker
Superlative:
dankest

Origin of Dank

  • From Middle English danke, first recorded circa 1310 (as verb; circa 1410 as noun), probably from North Germanic, related to Swedish dank (“marshy spot”) and dänka (“to moisten”); though some trace it to a West Germanic source such as Dutch damp (“vapor”) or Middle High German damph.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English probably of Scandinavian origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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