What does stank mean?

Definitions for stank
stæŋkstank

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word stank.


Did you actually mean stink or stanch?

Wiktionary

  1. stankadjective

    Foul-smelling, stinking, unclean.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Stankadjective

    Weak; worn out.

    Diggon, I am so stiff and so stank,
    That unneth I may stand any more,
    And how the western wind bloweth sore,
    Beating the withered leaf from the tree. Edmund Spenser.

  2. Stankthe preterite of stink.

    The fish in the river died, and the river stank. Exod. vii.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stankadjective

    weak; worn out

  2. Stankverb

    to sigh

  3. Stank

    stunk

  4. Stanknoun

    water retained by an embankment; a pool water

  5. Stanknoun

    a dam or mound to stop water

  6. Stank

    of Stink

  7. Etymology: [OF. estang, F. tang, from L. stagnum a pool. Cf. Stagnate, Tank a cistern.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stank

    stangk, pa.t. of stink.

  2. Stank

    stangk, n. (Scot.) a ditch, a pool, a tank. [O. Fr. estang, a pond—L. stagnum, a stagnant pool.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. stank

    An old statute term for staunch (which see).

How to pronounce stank?

How to say stank in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stank in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stank in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of stank in a Sentence

  1. Judith Flanders:

    The names of the pubs stank. The names of the pubs were dreadful, (They) sounded like cheap 1990s wine bars. We really worked on the names of the pubs (from a published list of names from the 1850s).

Popularity rank by frequency of use

stank#10000#99072#100000

Translations for stank

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for stank »

Translation

Find a translation for the stank definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these stank definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "stank." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 2 Feb. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/stank>.

    Are we missing a good definition for stank? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of

    stank

    Credit »

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
    • A. bibulous
    • B. lacerate
    • C. commensal
    • D. usurious

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for stank: