how to pronounce spank


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the above transcription of spank is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

spank is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of spank in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… go below the spank i say that the spank …”

meanings of spank


  1. To move rapidly.
  2. To soundly defeat, to trounce.
  3. To beat, smack or slap a person's buttocks, with the bare hand or other object, as punishment, gesture, or form of sexual interaction.
  4. To hit very hard.


  1. An instance of spanking, separately or part of a multiple blows-beating; a smack, swat, or slap.
  2. A slapping sound, as produced by spanking.

spank frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word spank occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics spank can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that spank can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words with pronunciation similar to spank


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