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wank

[wangk] /wæŋk/
verb (used without object)
1.
(of a male) to masturbate (often followed by off).
noun
2.
an act of masturbation by a male.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; perhaps blend of whack and whang2
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British Dictionary definitions for wank

wank

/wæŋk/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to masturbate
noun
2.
an instance of wanking
adjective
3.
bad, useless, or worthless
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
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Word Origin and History for wank
n.

"act of (male) masturbation," 1948, slang. As a verb, from 1950. Related: Wanked; wanking.

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Slang definitions & phrases for wank

wank

noun
  1. : He had a good wank as he watched her
  2. A contemptible person; geek, jerk, dork: He got what he wanted needed. Which was a little badoom-badoom. Ugh. Complete wank (1970+)
verb
  1. (also wank off) To fondle one's own penis; jack off, BEAT one's MEAT (late 1940s+ British)
  2. To have fun; party, have a ball (1990s+ Canadian students)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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wank in Technology


/wangk/ [Columbia University: probably by mutation from Commonwealth slang "wank", to masturbate] Used much as hack is elsewhere, as a noun denoting a clever technique or person or the result of such cleverness. May describe (negatively) the act of hacking for hacking's sake ("Quit wanking, let's go get supper!") or (more positively) a wizard. "wanky" describes something particularly clever (a person, program, or algorithm). Conversations can also get wanky when there are too many wanks involved. This excess wankiness is signalled by an overload of the "wankometer" (compare bogometer). When the wankometer overloads, the conversation's subject must be changed, or all non-wanks will leave. Compare "neep-neeping" (under neep-neep). Usage: US only. In Britain and the Commonwealth this word is *extremely* rude and is best avoided unless one intends to give offense.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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