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Definition of gank

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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Slang terms with the same meaning

Other terms relating to 'to have, take, get':

Definitions include: "has".
Definitions include: "have".
Definitions include: affectionate form of address for a male child.
Definitions include: To fight someone.
Definitions include: to arrest.
Definitions include: to have, to take.
Definitions include: messy, trashy, or dilapidated.
Definitions include: to acquire discretely.
Definitions include: to have in one's possession.
Definitions include: to get, acquire.
Definitions include: to lie to; deceive.
Definitions include: to yell at someone; "blow up".
Definitions include: to acquire.
Definitions include: to get.
Definitions include: to see.

Other terms relating to 'to kill':

Definitions include: crazy.
Definitions include: to kill via stabbing.
Definitions include: leaving.
Definitions include: to destroy.
Definitions include: to kill.
Definitions include: to murder, kill.
Definitions include: to injure or destroy.
Definitions include: to shoot.
Definitions include: to kill.
Definitions include: Food poisoning
Definitions include: to have sex with.
Definitions include: diamond-containing jewelry.
Definitions include: messy, trashy, or dilapidated.
Definitions include: to lie to.
Definitions include: to kill or destroy.

Other terms relating to 'to steal':

Definitions include: to defraud with large gains.
Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: commercial software available for piracy on the same day it is released to the public.
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: to steal or take without asking.
Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: to steal, especially a car.
Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: To steal.
Definitions include: verb. to take something from someone in front of them.
Definitions include: verb; to steal with, or without, the victim's knowledge.
Definitions include: a disrespectful, rude, or otherwise unpleasant person.
Definitions include: to arrest.

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Definitions include: A fake orgasm.
Definitions include: confused or lost, typically when thinking or trying to figure something out.
Definitions include: a very sexual person.
Definitions include: to make progress towards.
Definitions include: to take the fingerprints of a person.
Definitions include: "for real though", i.e. "seriously though".
Definitions include: An ignorant person or someone who behaves unknowingly or stupidly.
Definitions include: "good boy".
Definitions include: a breast.
Definitions include: a person who has large, deep, pit-like scars on their face, typically caused by severe acne.

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