What does Skank mean?

A slang term for someone who is sleazy, trashy, and/or may be promiscuous.


Other definitions of Skank:

  • A derogatory term that is usually directed unhygienic, sleazy, tacky, or loose people, most often women.
  • Another term for a prostitute or whore.
  • A form of dancing that is practiced in ska or Reggae. Originating in the 1950s, the dance involves high-energy, running-man type motions with lots of arm movements.
  • A dirty or repulsive person who is immoral.

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How to use the term

  • Once a skank, always a skank. Of course they cheated on me.

  • I'm feeling a very strong skank attitude off of this one. Very intense.

  • Great. Add "skank" to the countless terms to slut-shame a woman with little repercussions.

  • When The Mighty Mighty Bosstones start, we're going out to skank it up.

  • Skanks are lining the street out here. What a miserable neighborhood.


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