follow Dictionary.com

8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary

trank1

[trangk] /træŋk/
noun, Slang.
1.
a tranquilizer.
Origin
by shortening and respelling

trank2

[trangk] /træŋk/
noun
1.
the piece of leather from which one glove is cut.
2.
the cut or shaped trank, not including thumb, gussets, and fourchettes.
Origin
1860-65; origin uncertain
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for trank

train wreck

noun phrase
  1. (also crump) A person with many medical problems and in failing condition (1980s+ Medical)
  2. An extremely harrowing situation or condition: The special prosecutor's office is a worthy institution, but it will leave behind a legal train wreck/ Demographers refer to collisions between rising demand and diminishing resources as train wrecks (1980s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for trank

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for trank

0
10
Scrabble Words With Friends