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Browsing page 1 of new words for December 10, 1996

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gank

verb

  • to execute or murder, usually with a firearm. Origin: first used in the early 1990's.
    I'm going to gank your happy ass.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to kill.

    Last edited on Apr 02 2013. Submitted by Sandrea Sanders from St Louis, MO, USA on Dec 10 1996.

  • to steal. Also gank off with.
    I ganked a chair from his room.
    He ganked off with my bike.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to steal.

    Last edited on Dec 10 1996. Submitted by Sandrea Sanders from St Louis, MO, USA on Dec 10 1996.

  • to take; BUM.
    Can I gank some of your fries?

    Last edited on Oct 31 1998. Submitted by Jay B. from Washington, DC, USA on Oct 31 1998.

  • To continually attack or target another player in a videogame, generally of a lower level and usually online. Example:
    Hey dude, let's go gank some poor noob.

    Last edited on Jun 11 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 11 2010.

verb - transitive

  • to defraud; "swindle".
    Man, John's new car already broke down. I wonder how many people have been ganked by that dealer.

    Last edited on Dec 27 2010. Submitted by Vaughn from Chicago, IL, USA on Nov 03 1999.

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