Definition of SHANK

noun : SHANK

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg ;

  • 2. (

    ) the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle ;

  • 4. (

    ) cylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head ;

  • 5. (

    ) cylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill ;

  • 6. (

    ) the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole ;

  • 7. (

    ) lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals ;

  • 8. (

    ) a poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball ;

verb : SHANK

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) hit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction ;


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