skank

skank

[skangk]
verb (used without object)
Slang. to dance rhythmically in a loose-limbed manner.

Origin:
1980–85; origin uncertain

skanker, noun
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skank (skæŋk)
 
n
1.  a fast dance to reggae music
2.  slang a promiscuous female
 
vb
3.  to perform this dance

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skank
"unattractive woman," 1970s, from skag in this sense (1920s), of unknown origin. Meaning "dance to reggae music" is 1976, probably not the same word, but also of unknown origin.
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