A person or object that can deal with emotional, physical, or mental issues and make a bad ass outcome.
Brad hangs out with Scott for a week

John: Brad is such a tank! I can't believe he's hanging out with the most annoying kid in school!
by CnLBurst July 28, 2011
Adjective: To end in failure. (Related to the expression down the tubes.)

Possible origins:

1. To pull the chain on an old fashioned elevated toilet tank in order to flush fecal matter from the commode.

2. Flushing something down the toilet so that it ends up in the septic tank.

3. When a prototype ship model design fails hydrodynamic testing in a water-filled tank.

4. Naval aviators who fail to pass the dunker (Helicopter Underwater Escape Training) which is conducted in a large water tank.
When did our relationship start to tank?

My grades are really tanking this semester.

During testing the new ship design tanked straight away.

Ensign Smith just tanked the HUET test.
by HarpoonJohn February 24, 2010
The best available game for Wii prior to the release of SSBB. Found on the Wii Play disc.

Note the difference between tanks, a type of armored vehicle, and Tanks!. Tanks! is distinguished in speech by shouting the word.
Joe: Hey, you wanna play Tanks!?

Zack: Yeah, lets play Tanks!
by nog_lorp October 01, 2008
Tits and Ass No Kids
A female with nice breasts, nice ass, and no children.
this chick is a t.a.n.k.
by Joshua B. February 04, 2008
A person who is extremely good at what they are doing. Usually a strong person.
-"What a goal! What a tank that guy is!"
by rufatnf June 09, 2014
A person who takes a lot of pain and just gets up and walks away as if nothing happened.
A guy gets knocked out, 5 mins later he gets up and walks away in no pain whatsoever

"Guy is a tank"
by Six Pack Sex Machine October 26, 2011
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