stank


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stank

 (stăngk)
v.
A past tense of stink.

stank

(stæŋk)
vb
a past tense of stink

stank

(stæŋk)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) a small cofferdam, esp one of timber made watertight with clay
2. (Physical Geography) dialect Scot and Northern English a pond or pool
vb
(Civil Engineering) (tr) to make (a stream, cofferdam, etc) watertight, esp with clay
[C13: from Old French estanc, probably from estancher to stanch]

stank

(stæŋk)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) a drain, as in a roadway
2. (Building) a draining board adjacent to a sink unit
[special use of stank2 (in the sense: pool, pond)]

stink

(stɪŋk)

v. stank, often, stunk; stunk; stink•ing; v.i.
1. to emit a strong offensive smell.
2. to be offensive to propriety.
3. Informal. to be disgustingly inferior.
4. Slang. to have a large quantity of something (usu. fol. by of or with).
v.t.
5. to cause to stink or be otherwise offensive (often fol. by up).
n.
6. a strong offensive smell; stench.
7. Informal. an unpleasant fuss; scandal.
[before 900; Old English stincan, c. Middle Dutch, Middle Low German stinken, Old High German stinchan; compare stench]

stank


Past participle: stanked
Gerund: stanking

Imperative
stank
stank
Present
I stank
you stank
he/she/it stanks
we stank
you stank
they stank
Preterite
I stanked
you stanked
he/she/it stanked
we stanked
you stanked
they stanked
Present Continuous
I am stanking
you are stanking
he/she/it is stanking
we are stanking
you are stanking
they are stanking
Present Perfect
I have stanked
you have stanked
he/she/it has stanked
we have stanked
you have stanked
they have stanked
Past Continuous
I was stanking
you were stanking
he/she/it was stanking
we were stanking
you were stanking
they were stanking
Past Perfect
I had stanked
you had stanked
he/she/it had stanked
we had stanked
you had stanked
they had stanked
Future
I will stank
you will stank
he/she/it will stank
we will stank
you will stank
they will stank
Future Perfect
I will have stanked
you will have stanked
he/she/it will have stanked
we will have stanked
you will have stanked
they will have stanked
Future Continuous
I will be stanking
you will be stanking
he/she/it will be stanking
we will be stanking
you will be stanking
they will be stanking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stanking
you have been stanking
he/she/it has been stanking
we have been stanking
you have been stanking
they have been stanking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stanking
you will have been stanking
he/she/it will have been stanking
we will have been stanking
you will have been stanking
they will have been stanking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stanking
you had been stanking
he/she/it had been stanking
we had been stanking
you had been stanking
they had been stanking
Conditional
I would stank
you would stank
he/she/it would stank
we would stank
you would stank
they would stank
Past Conditional
I would have stanked
you would have stanked
he/she/it would have stanked
we would have stanked
you would have stanked
they would have stanked
Translations

stank

[ˈstæŋk] pt of stinkStanley knife® [ˈstænlinaɪf] ncutter m
References in classic literature ?
As it was, miserably and helplessly, not half himself, a puppet dreamer in a half-nightmare, he knew, as a restless sleeper awakening between vexing dreams, that he was being transported head-downward out of the canoe house that stank of death, through the village that was only less noisome, and up a path under lofty, wide-spreading trees that were beginning languidly to stir with the first breathings of the morning wind.
Walliams said: "Well I suppose the starting point was 'how much could you love somebody that really really stank?' A friend of mine told me a story about how they used to see an old lady on their way to school, and her mum stopped to give her a lift and she really smelt, so they never gave her a lift again.
She claims the sofa "stank of dirt" and that the stench filled her entire house - leaving her eight-year-old daughter in tears.