adjective, dank·er, dank·est.
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Origin of dank
OTHER WORDS FROM dankdank·ly, adverbdank·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for dank
She suffered no more beatings—just solitary confinement in an underground cell always dark and dank and cockroach-infested.Escaping Assad’s Rape Prisons: A Survivor Tells Her Story|Jamie Dettmer|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was dark, dank, the walls charcoal-colored, the feeling of a cave.Fighting Back With Faith: Inside the Yezidis’ Iraqi Temple|Michael Luongo|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bodies in mortuaries, bodies in ponds, bodies under houses, and in dank boarding houses.Death Became Her: Molly Lefebure’s Wartime Years of Murder and Suicide|Tim Teeman|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Next thing he knows, the rebel is waking up in a dank cave centuries later.‘Sleepy Hollow’ Is TV’s Craziest, Most Over-the-Top New Show ... And You Should Watch It|Amy Zimmerman|October 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“It was dark and dank and the children were rarely, if ever, taken outside,” Wright notes.15 Scientology Revelations From Lawrence Wright’s ‘Going Clear’|The Daily Beast|January 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The night was dark and dumb, and, laden with salt scent, the dank vapor floated up from the sea.The Deemster|Hall Caine
This was the dank, fat, savage island of New Gibbon, lying fifty miles to leeward of Choiseul.A Son Of The Sun|Jack London
And he fought against that inarticulate misery, against the melancholy that settled upon him like a dank mist.Burned Bridges|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Then, setting spurs to his stallion, he galloped through the dank cloud without a breath of it reaching into his nostrils.The Red Tavern|Charles Raymond Macauley
Her face, in the depths of her scooping green barége bonnet, was dank with perspiration, and scowling with indignant misery.Jane Field|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman