An item that is used as a weapon but wasn't originaly inteded to be a weapon. A homemade prison blade is a perfect example.
Dude! You just got shanked with a rake!

Dude look out! That broken beer bottle can be used as a shank!
by Stui August 21, 2005
it originates from innercity london, a term for a deadly weapon used to cause great damage or death.
"I will shank that boy"
by Ayodele Banjo March 01, 2005
The act of masturbating (wanking) while having a shit.
'Hew mate i had a mint shank last night, self high five!'
by The Phantom Shanker December 08, 2011
a cool way of saying thanks.
person: hey, nice pet unicorn!
otherperson: shanks!
by sandapanda May 29, 2011
often defined as stabbing, but the other less recognized definition is to make a bad pass while playing volleyball.
"shank" passes usually result from a hard serve or hit, they cant be controlled, therefore they bounce off the players arms and fly out of bounds, not to be retrieved.
"She had the hardest serve ever! I totally shanked the ball and we lost."
by shayyyy August 17, 2008
to poke or stab something
I'll shank you if I have to!
by Anonymous600 December 07, 2014
to sneak up on someone and pull there pants down.
"shit! that guy tried to shank me but i had a belt on"
"hahaa, people always sneak up and shank me, i hate it"
by Ryan Cusak February 23, 2009
verb
discrete and rapid thrusts with a sharp object, usually with something homemade or makeshift and usually directed toward to lower torso.

not to be confused with stab.
Rafael shanked his target in the gut with a ballpoint pen as he walked past him on the sidewalk.
by Action Steve July 29, 2006

Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from daily@urbandictionary.com. We'll never spam you.

×