[wangk]Chiefly British and Australian Slang: Vulgar.
- (of a male) to masturbate (often followed by off).
- an act of masturbation by a male.
Origin of wank
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- (intr) to masturbate
- an instance of wanking
- bad, useless, or worthless
Word Origin for wank
of uncertain origin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
"act of (male) masturbation," 1948, slang. As a verb, from 1950. Related: Wanked; wanking.
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