Someone who has the "shanks" so bad and is all over the golf course. Someone not even capable of getting the ball off the ground, and then gets so mad he chucks his club every shot and makes everyone around him uncomfortable.
The best example of a shankapotamus is Stephen Koytek.
Semi-aquatic amateur athlete found on golf courses, especially in ponds and sand traps. Large clumsy limbs, gaping mouth, and poor golfing skills are identifying traits. Also known for welching on skins games.
In the dry season, the shankapotamus can be found searching in waterholes of Hilton Head.
A term used by soccer players that pertains to the moment when a player goes to be a show off, thinking they are going to take an amazing kick but turns out shanking the ball. Shanking is kicking the ball way over the goal or way out of the field in general. hence.. A terrible shot.
example 1. That was quite a shankapotamus of a kick, it went way past the goal!
example 2. HOLY SHANKAPOTAMUS!! (as the ball goes flying a mile over the goal.)