Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: shank
IPA transcription: [ʃ'æŋk]
Pronunciations of shank
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: shank
    Meaning: hit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction
Usage examples
  • He struck the rivet such a blow that he snapped one shank of his spur short off. This meant ten or twelve dollars for a new pair--though the cost of it troubled him little, just then.
  • Cut off the shank of a leg of veal, and cut gashes in the remainder. Make a dressing of bread, soaked soft in cold water, and mashed; season it with salt, pepper, and sweet herbs; chop a little raw pork fine, put it in the dressing, and if you have not pork, use a little butter instead.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Bud Shank, License CC BY-SA 4.0