Someone who fails to do something they were supposed to do. Shanking can be deliberate or accidental, the key aspect is just that they failed to come through on something.

Someone not showing up to their friend's party is just a flake.
But not showing up, and also forgetting they were supposed to bring the tap, that is a shanker.
by mad scientist August 27, 2006
a primary sore or ulcer at the site of entry of a pathogen; the initial lesion of syphilis
also spelled chancre
Ewwww! You've got shankers on yer johnson!
by mandingoe July 16, 2003
used to be a slut, whore but now shes a braceface so she can't fuck anyone or give head to anyone- and shes still an annoying, grumpy bitch
whore of the north shore
shanker the skank, north shore slut
by shankerhater November 10, 2007
ordinary tool used as a weapon, mainly used in prison
pass me my shanker so i can cut this fool
by Tical January 26, 2004
a man that has the great ability to shank. Shanks many people for money.
look its a shanker, hes so cool shanking people
by Johnny Cracker February 11, 2015
a person who is addicted to crack cocaine
That kid Mike is such a Shanker!
by Jonny February 20, 2005
Pronoun - An alternate way of spelling the Hindu "destroyer" god, Shiv Shankar. See Shankar.
The great Shiv Shanker is the destroyer of all life.
by Vikaas April 08, 2006
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