- A rhythmic dance performed to reggae or ska music, characterized by bending forward, raising the knees, and extending the hands. (noun)
- Disgusting or vulgar matter; filth. (noun)
- One who is disgustingly foul or filthy and often considered sexually promiscuous. Used especially of a woman or girl. (noun)
- To dance the skank. (verb-intransitive)
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