Spank meaning

spăngk
To slap on the buttocks with a flat object or with the open hand, as for punishment.
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A slap on the buttocks.
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To strike with something flat, as the open hand, esp. on the buttocks, as in punishment.
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A smack given in spanking.
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To beat, smack or slap a person's buttocks, with the bare hand or other object, as punishment, gesture, or form of sexual interaction.
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To soundly defeat, to trounce.
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(intransitive) To move rapidly.

The ship was really spanking along.

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An instance of spanking, separately or part of a multiple blows-beating; a smack, swat, or slap.
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A slapping sound, as produced by spanking.
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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.

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To move briskly or spiritedly.
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To move along swiftly or smartly.
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Origin of spank

  • Perhaps of imitative origin

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

  • Probably imitative.

    From Wiktionary