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Meaning of SPANK

Pronunciation:  spangk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a slap with the flat of the hand
  2. [v]  give a spanking to; subject to a spanking

SPANK is a 5 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: larrup, paddle
 See Also: beat, beat up, slap, smack, smacking, work over



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Spank\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spanked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Spanking}.] [Of unknown origin; cf. LG. spakken, spenkern,
    to run and spring about quickly.]
    To strike, as the breech, with the open hand; to slap.
  2. \Spank\, n.
    A blow with the open hand; a slap.
  3. \Spank\, v. i.
    To move with a quick, lively step between a trot and gallop;
    to move quickly. --Thackeray.