Skank meaning

skăngk
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One who is filthy or foul.
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(pejorative, slang) A lewdly unattractive and disreputable person, often female, especially one with an air of tawdry promiscuity.

It's also my job to take care of the skanks on the road that you bang. - Jay Mohr (Bob Sugar) in the movie Jerry Maguire.

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To cheat, especially a friend.

He shortchanged a partner, leaving him feeling skanked.

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To dance the skank.
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A rhythmic dance performed to reggae or ska music, characterized by bending forward, raising the knees, and extending the hands.
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Any substance considered particularly foul, unhygienic or unpleasant.
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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).
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(slang) A skanky person; specif., a woman or girl considered sleazy, sluttish, etc.
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A dance performed to ska.
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To dance the skank.

Come on, skank along, it's the skanking song.

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

"that's not a good deal, it's a skank"

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One who is considered to be sexually promiscuous. Used especially of a woman.
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Origin of skank

  • Jamaican English to loaf, be shifty, be cunning, dance the skank perhaps akin to skank

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

  • Origin unknown

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

  • Blend of scold and brank. Middle English, meaning frolicsome and often lascivious conduct.

    From Wiktionary

  • Slang word used in Northern England (commonly used through the 1980s).

    From Wiktionary

  • Blend of skeevy and rank.

    From Wiktionary

  • Jamaican origin

    From Wiktionary