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1. shank

noun. ['ˈʃæŋk'] cylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill.

Synonyms

  • cylinder

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • defy

Etymology

  • shanke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sceanca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Shank

  • unitedbank
  • quarteurlanc
  • kredietbank
  • montblanc
  • interbank
  • antitank
  • nonbank
  • leblanc
  • lablanc
  • deblanc
  • mbank
  • albank
  • swank
  • stanke
  • stank
  • stahnke
  • spank
  • shrank
  • schrank
  • prank
  • plank
  • planck
  • franke
  • frank
  • francke
  • franck
  • franc
  • flank
  • drank
  • crank

Example sentences of the word shank


1. Noun, singular or mass
The second drill bit bores a hole to match the smooth part of the screw, or the shank.

2. shank

noun. ['ˈʃæŋk'] lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals.

Synonyms

  • cannon
  • cannon bone
  • body part
  • ungulate
  • hoofed mammal

Antonyms

  • detach
  • rear
  • defeat
  • unpin

Etymology

  • shanke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sceanca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. shank

noun. ['ˈʃæŋk'] cylinder forming a long narrow part of something.

Synonyms

  • cylinder
  • key
  • grip
  • handgrip
  • wineglass
  • nail
  • ground tackle
  • stem
  • pin
  • hold
  • handle

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • right
  • disorganise
  • disorganize

Etymology

  • shanke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sceanca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. shank

noun. ['ˈʃæŋk'] the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole.

Synonyms

  • sole
  • part
  • waist

Antonyms

  • deny
  • enable
  • disagree
  • lose

Etymology

  • shanke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sceanca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. shank

noun. ['ˈʃæŋk'] the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle.

Synonyms

  • sura
  • body part
  • leg

Antonyms

  • even-toed ungulate
  • odd-toed ungulate
  • unguiculate
  • good fortune

Etymology

  • shanke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sceanca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. shank

noun. ['ˈʃæŋk'] a poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball.

Synonyms

  • golf shot
  • golf stroke

Antonyms

  • atonality
  • unimportant
  • bore

Etymology

  • shanke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sceanca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. shank

noun. ['ˈʃæŋk'] a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg.

Synonyms

  • hindshank
  • cut of meat
  • foreshank

Antonyms

  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success
  • break

Etymology

  • shanke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sceanca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. shank

noun. ['ˈʃæŋk'] cylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head.

Synonyms

  • cylinder

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • start

Etymology

  • shanke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sceanca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. shank

verb. ['ˈʃæŋk'] hit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction.

Antonyms

  • shared

Etymology

  • shanke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sceanca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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