verb (used with object)
Origin of hank
Related Words for hankscurve, flourish, convolution, zigzag, arc, bend, braid, twine, spiral, roll, swivel, jerk, undulation, ply, warp, coil, plug, pull, turn, wrench
Examples from the Web for hanks
Contemporary Examples of hanks
Hanks appears as a talking head in several episodes of the series.CNN ’60s Series Looks at How the Kennedy-Nixon Debate Changed TV
May 29, 2014
Not meeting Hanks prior, "helped the dynamics of the film and set the standard," says Abdi.Barkhad Abdi: From Limo Driver to Oscar Contender
February 23, 2014
But alas, Hanks, a two-time Best Actor Oscar winner and five-time Oscar nominee, was completely shut out by the Academy.13 Oscar Nomination Shockers: Oprah, Tom Hanks, ‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ and More
January 16, 2014
At the top of the corporation, of course, is Hanks, who takes on one of the biggest roles in Hollywood.‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Reveals the Battle Over Disney’s ‘Mary Poppins’
October 21, 2013
Still, Hanks aside, none of those actors really carry enough star power for Broadway journeymen to cry foul this year.The Outsider’s Guide to the 2013 Tony Nominations
April 30, 2013
Historical Examples of hanks
He did the heavy work that really belonged to Hanks, so that Carl might escape it.
Fred was in the drying room at the time, and Hanks was up after a roll of cloth.
"That's your work," said Hanks, cooling down at Fred's determined tone and manner.
Hanks had been taking a steady look at the lugger through his spy-glass.
“There seems to be two brace of them,” said Hanks, laughing.
Word Origin for hank
late 13c., probably from a Scandinavian source, e.g. Old Norse honk, hank "clasp, hank," related to hang (v.).