An act which is devoid of physical contact but performed as a means of hurting another via implications derived from material that was written, coordinated or said in such a manner as to directly mean one thing but understood by the targeted party as an act to inflict pain mentally or emotionally.
Dude! You really shanked that Beefalo by playing AC/DC's "Whole Lotta Of Rosie" then following it up with Queen's "Fat Bottomed Girls" on the jukebox.
by Roland819 November 23, 2006
Home made weapon usually made from sharpened glass or scrap metal with a cloth or material covering the bottom to create a handle. Is made from something not already threatening. sometimes made from wood which is usually a stake but still considered a shank.
'ill bomb ya lips off if ya dont start respecting my shank, ya get me blood'
by deardon September 10, 2006
Definition 1: A Shank is a swift jab to the side of the body, usually in or under the rib cage.
Definition 2: A swift hit that does not hurt,but usually hits in a part of the body that will make the person being hit jump up (Jump up in shock because it is usually done from behind when the reciever isnt aware of it), move to the side, (if sitting) fall out of their chair (or take the whole chair down with them), or turn around fastly in shock of not knowing what just hit them.

Further Explanation: Being shanked feels like a knife going into your side without breaking into the skin. It feels like this because usually it the part of the hand that goes into the reciever's side is finger tips first. Almost the second your hand hits them you pull it away and it leaves a very weird, shocking feeling in their side. This is most often used/seen in class(mainly to make the reciever jump or make some sort of shout to get him/her in trouble or disrupt the class) or in the school hallways.
Bob: Yo guys watch this im gonna shank Joe.
Jack: Haha I wanna see this!

*Bob creeps up behind Joe*
*Bob quickly Shanks Joe and then runs back to Jack*
*Joe Jumps up in shock*

Joe: Ouch! What hit me?

*Bob and Jack laugh*
by Faggot Bitch guy August 10, 2006
to sneak behind somebody and pull down their pants. synonyms: pants
I shanked this guy at school to day and he was free ballin!
by CJLin November 16, 2005
shank is a home made knife,the name has been adapted to the streets as any kind of knife that u are gonna shank someone wid!!(IG3)
oi i told that boi to sekkle and step from the canvas befor i pull out my shank and bores him up blad!
by strouder April 15, 2005
To stab someone and twist the blade while its still inside them. Used in the military Special Ops to kill someone quickly
Bob shanked phil and killed him instantly
by Jim May 24, 2004
1. to have intenst sexual intercourse with someone that you admire (i.e. "Daammnn he was lookin so right, I wanted to shank him like crazy")

2. to want to hurt/kill someone in a brutal fashion (i.e. "If he talks to me one more time, I will shank his ass!!"
the best word ever invented
by *Daron's Baklava* November 12, 2003

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