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wank Line breaks: wank
British vulgar slang

Definition of wank in English:

verb

[no object] (also wank off)
(Typically of a man) masturbate.
Example sentences
  • I started jacking off with other kid right next to me so pretty soon he started wanking off a couple minutes later we both came. Then we just washed up and went on like nothing had happened.
  • Frankly, I don't care if this guy is wanking off to my pictures every ten minutes.
  • It's only natural that lonely old rock stars should pass their twilight years wanking off over internet porn.

noun

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An act of masturbating.
Example sentences
  • The image is one of, well, a really long chain of wanks.
  • The staff members that have been sacked were allegedly caught on camera having a wank into the mayonnaise and pissing on the lettuce.
  • Pleas for him to come out of his hotel room were answered by, ‘Go away, I'm having a wank, you're putting me off my stroke.’

Origin

1940s: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with wank

ankh, bank, blank, clank, crank, dank, drank, embank, flank, franc, frank, hank, lank, outflank, outrank, Planck, plank, point-blank, prank, rank, sank, shank, shrank, spank, stank, swank, tank, thank, yank

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