1.(n.)An unseen energy or force said to be the basis of all music creativity. From pre-macedonian lore related to those that are deeply driven by musical ambition.
It must be the squank that drives those musicians to play with so much heart and passion.
by MysticalMike September 04, 2006
sound emitted from a guitar when striking the string with the pick at a slight angle: as opposed to striking with the pick aligned parallel to the string. Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top uses this technique a lot. Two good samples of this are the songs Lagrange and Squank.
"pullin' out some good squank there b. Sounds good brah"
by motorpro October 28, 2006