how to pronounce lank


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lank is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of lank


  1. Meagre, paltry, scant in quantity.
  2. Slender or thin; not well filled out; not plump; shrunken; lean.
  3. Straight and flat; thin and limp. (Often associated with being greasy.).
  4. Languid; drooping, slack.


  1. To become lank.


  1. A surname​.

lank frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lank occurs in english on average 0.6 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 lank 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 lank can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to lank


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