To kill another player, usually many levels lower than you, usually in one strike, not giving the other person a chance to fight back. Occurs on MMORPG games like Lineage II and World of Warcraft. Also known as PK'ing or Going Red on Lineage II.
Haha, I gotcha back, thats for ganking me outside Dion Castle Town the other week.

When I get bored, I gank noobs.
by Bill July 07, 2006
To ambush then stun(shield bash : W3) and use a high damage spell or ability (shock wave : W3) within a few seconds to kill a weakened enemy.
"i got him down run around and gank him"
by ughmuffins February 10, 2010
to be a bitch to someone when it's completely unnecessary
Hagrid: "omg, Nikki can't have a skype call she's already had one."
by pablo the second December 29, 2013
1. To kill, usually in a savage and/or unfair mannor. (Pirate slang)
Lets board their ship and gank 'em all!
by Blackclaws March 15, 2012
a gaming term that, in modern usage, means to kill another player in a way that can be considered harassing, trolling, or griefing.

Often, this activity occurs out in the persistent world, performed upon a player who is just minding his own business - often a player that is significantly weaker in power, and has no interest in a pvp contest. Often involves multiple people ganging up on one weaker player.

Not to be confused with ambushing or assassinating strategic targets in a structured pvp setting.
"There's a dick rogue in STV ganking lowbies, anybody wanna help?"

"Shit, I just got ganked outside the raid, gimme a minute guys"

"Oh man, I ganked this lowbie DK so hard that he jumped onto a level 1 alt, and now he's spamming at me! He's so pissed, LOL!"
by DrakeWurrum March 10, 2012
To steal something from a fellow nigga who doesn't expect it.
Jared really wanted Austin, so he ganked his virginity from him.
by efujared;) October 19, 2011
the only thing higher than swag.
He's got mad gank in his system. That's why the hoes love him!
by escomac September 04, 2011
It does NOT mean to get ganged up on in WoW. At least not originally.

1) To stab or shoot someone.
2) To steal something.
3) To disrespect someone.
4) Fake crack.
Dr. Dre: "This bitch tryna gank me, i'll smack you upside ya head wit 9 inches of limp dick!"
by DopeMan1988 June 13, 2011

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