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Definition of "dank" []

  • Disagreeably damp or humid. See Synonyms at wet. (adjective)
  • (esp of cellars, caves, etc) unpleasantly damp and chilly (adjective)

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Use "dank" in a sentence
  • "But the compound subject is really equivalent to "the willow with its osiers dank," osiers being water-willows or their branches. ~dank~, damp: comp."
  • "Actually to call it dank is a tad untrue - we were blessed with clear blue skies which lit up leaves, hips and haws."
  • "Remember when flat, uncomfortable inclining lifts were installed in dank, musty homes?"