Associations to the word «Hank»


HANK, proper noun. A diminutive of the   male given name Henry.
HANK, proper noun. (archaic) A diminutive of the given name Hankin (a medieval form of John).
HANK, noun. A coil or loop of something, especially twine, yarn, or rope
HANK, noun. (nautical) A ring or shackle that secures a staysail to its stay and allows the sail to glide smoothly up and down.
HANK, noun. (Ulster) doubt, difficulty
HANK, noun. (Ulster) mess, tangle
HANK, noun. A rope or withe for fastening a gate.
HANK, noun. (obsolete) hold; influence
HANK, noun. (wrestling) A throw in which a wrestler turns his left side to his opponent, twines his left leg about his opponent's right leg from the inside, and throws him backward.
HANK, verb. (transitive) To form into hanks.
HANK, verb. (transitive) (UK) (dialect) To fasten with a rope, as a gate.
HANK MARVIN, adjective. (colloquial) Starving; very hungry.

Dictionary definition

HANK, noun. A coil of rope or wool or yarn.

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