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Any sharp object owned by a black man.
Jordanicus-Lequarius insists that his knife be called a Swiss Army Knife, but we all know that it's a shank.
by Jordy Nelson September 24, 2013

slang for pretending to pull down one of your friend's pants for the lulz. Common on the East Coast of the US. Originated in North Carolina
My friend shanked me haha
by NCgary May 14, 2011
When two males are using urinals next to each other, one finishes urinating and the other male take his penis and shakes it for him, removing excess urine.
Guy 1: Hey you there mind shanking me whilst I take this phone call?

Guy 2: Yeah sure, how many shakes do you need?

Guy 1: 5.
by Broad-east-anglian November 21, 2011
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
1. a knife..usually a flick knife

2. to steal something

3. to stab someone
1. ill draw for the shanks if you don't watch your mouth

2. did you see me shanks his fone??
by seny April 07, 2005
Shut up thanks said by the bitch in bogan pride
Shanks mate! Means shut up thanks
by Redbeard89 October 08, 2011
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