to strike (a person, usually a child) with the open hand, a slipper, etc., especially on the buttocks, as in punishment.
a blow given in spanking; a smart or resounding slap.
Other definitions for spank (2 of 2)
to move rapidly, smartly, or briskly.
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British Dictionary definitions for spank (1 of 2)
(tr) to slap or smack with the open hand, esp on the buttocks
a slap or series of slaps with the flat of the hand
British Dictionary definitions for spank (2 of 2)
(intr) to go at a quick and lively pace
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