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Meaning of "twank" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TWANK

twank  [twaŋk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TWANK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Twank is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb twank in English.

WHAT DOES TWANK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of twank in the English dictionary

The definition of twank in the dictionary is to make a sharply curtailed twang.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO TWANK

PRESENT

Present
I twank
you twank
he/she/it twanks
we twank
you twank
they twank
Present continuous
I am twanking
you are twanking
he/she/it is twanking
we are twanking
you are twanking
they are twanking
Present perfect
I have twanked
you have twanked
he/she/it has twanked
we have twanked
you have twanked
they have twanked
Present perfect continuous
I have been twanking
you have been twanking
he/she/it has been twanking
we have been twanking
you have been twanking
they have been twanking
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I twanked
you twanked
he/she/it twanked
we twanked
you twanked
they twanked
Past continuous
I was twanking
you were twanking
he/she/it was twanking
we were twanking
you were twanking
they were twanking
Past perfect
I had twanked
you had twanked
he/she/it had twanked
we had twanked
you had twanked
they had twanked
Past perfect continuous
I had been twanking
you had been twanking
he/she/it had been twanking
we had been twanking
you had been twanking
they had been twanking
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will twank
you will twank
he/she/it will twank
we will twank
you will twank
they will twank
Future continuous
I will be twanking
you will be twanking
he/she/it will be twanking
we will be twanking
you will be twanking
they will be twanking
Future perfect
I will have twanked
you will have twanked
he/she/it will have twanked
we will have twanked
you will have twanked
they will have twanked
Future perfect continuous
I will have been twanking
you will have been twanking
he/she/it will have been twanking
we will have been twanking
you will have been twanking
they will have been twanking
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would twank
you would twank
he/she/it would twank
we would twank
you would twank
they would twank
Conditional continuous
I would be twanking
you would be twanking
he/she/it would be twanking
we would be twanking
you would be twanking
they would be twanking
Conditional perfect
I would have twank
you would have twank
he/she/it would have twank
we would have twank
you would have twank
they would have twank
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been twanking
you would have been twanking
he/she/it would have been twanking
we would have been twanking
you would have been twanking
they would have been twanking
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you twank
we let´s twank
you twank
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to twank
Past participle
twanked
Present Participle
twanking
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TWANK

twa
twaddle
twaddler
twaddly
twae
twain
twaite shad
twal
twalpenny
twang
twanger
twangingly
twangle
twangler
twangy
twankay
twat
twattle
twattler
twayblade

WORDS THAT END LIKE TWANK

bank
blank
central bank
crank
dank
drank
frank
hank
national bank
plank
prank
rank
shank
skank
swank
tank
thank
the West Bank
wank
World Bank

Synonyms and antonyms of twank in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «twank» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TWANK

Find out the translation of twank to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of twank from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «twank» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

twank
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Twank
570 millions of speakers

English

twank
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

twank
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

twank
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

twank
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

twank
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

twank
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

twank
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berkeliaran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

twank
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

twank
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

twank
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Twank
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

twank
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

twank
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दोन पट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

twank
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

twank
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

twank
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

twank
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

twank
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

twank
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

twank
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

twank
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

twank
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of twank

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TWANK»

The term «twank» is normally little used and occupies the 150.376 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TWANK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «twank» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «twank» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about twank

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TWANK»

Discover the use of twank in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to twank and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Life and Speeches of Daniel Henry Deniehy
Twank had been an object of Tiptop's early admiration, before Tiptop found out that he himself overtopped the earthen idols of his youth. Twank was an attorney, a literary man, something of a spouter — the little devil certainly had the tongue of  ...
Daniel Henry Deniehy
2
Tony Pastor's Complete Budget of Comic Songs: Containing a ...
With my twank fol de rol de rol liddie, My whack fol de rol de rol lay I For twenty years I'd been a rover, And wasted the prime of my life ; One day I resolved to give over, And settle myself down to a wife. With my twank, eta My wife was the divil ...
Tony Pastor, John F. Poole, 1864
3
A Dictionary of Tocharian B.: Revised and Greatly Enlarged.
and the preterite participle at 74b31 sukam s'as'o ses karka'ryasi wsal tatwa/// 'he had been living in good fortune twank-ing clothes of a penitent' and l38a61 ///l ta[t ]wa'nku_s amahi /// (should ///l be restored as wsal?). However, in YQ-7b4 ...
Douglas Q. Adams, 2013
4
The New and Complete Dictionary of the English Language
Twank'ing(p. a. from twank) Making to sound. Twank'lng (3. from 'be part) The act Ol nuking a nmle. Lid-'sum TWAT-'TLE (22. int. from 'be German schwatzen) To prate, to chatter. Twat'tlcþasket (s. a cant word) One who is cantinualr ly talking.
John Ash, 1775
5
A Dictionary of English Etymology: Q - Z ; 2
Twang, To Twank. Twang represents the resonance of a tense string, whence to twang a bow is to draw a bow and let the string spring back. To twangle is a contemptuous term for playing on a stringed instrument. A twang is a disagreeable ...
Hensleigh Wedgwood, 1865
6
The Songs and Ballads of Cumberland: To which are Added ...
(Blows) — " Twank-a-dillo, twank-dillo, Twank-a-dillo — dillo — dillo ; And we play'd our merry pipes Down by the green willow." MARGERY TOPPING. [Mark Lonsdale. — This, and the five following songs, have been found in the library of the ...
Sidney Gilpin, 1866
7
The English dialect dictionary
Wan“, TWADLE, sb. e.An.l [Not known to our correspon- Oxf- (G-O- ."IIL (T-l'-F-).K ¢n-' Dor- A Cllsl'Jml'l'll-'ld complaint-"1 dents] A long whistling. Cf. tweedle. that '1" : b'm'" had -" “"th HARDY 7'55 (139'l XXii- W-$°I"-' TWANK, v.2 n.Yks.2 [twaIJk.] ...
Joseph Wright
8
Lacy's acting edition of plays, dramas, farces and ...
Twank. Ah, Flammer ! the very person I wanted to see ! I believe you are acquainted with the locality of this Ladies' Club? Flam. I am, Sir. Twank. Then there's a crown for you. Now tell me where it is ! Flam. For a crown, Sir ? Not for a sovereign ...
9
Fred Rome's potted pantos
Twank: We'll get our own back I declare, We'll bow and offer him a chair, He'll sit and find it isn't there, Both: When uncle comes strolling home. (A short dance can be introduced here) Twank: What did you find in the cave? Alad: (Showing ...
Fred Rome, 1971
10
The Native-born: The First White Australians
... being with the aristocratic outran his attachment to principle'. Because 'Tiptop' had betrayed 'his duty, his trust, and his principle' Deniehy (called 'Twank' in the satire) forswore 'in disgust that brilliant young gentleman's friendship for ever'.
John Neylon Molony, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TWANK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term twank is used in the context of the following news items.
1
1st food and drink on moon: Holy communion
... out of fuel avoiding rocky terrain on its descent, Charles Duke stated upon their successful landing: “Roger, Twank … Tranquility, we copy you on the ground. «WND.com, Jul 15»
2
Confessions of a naturalist
TWANK! went the Daisy Cub. A second of silence. THWACK! The grackle flipped backward off the branch and landed, dead, on the ground. Talk about shock ... «Orillia Packet & Times, Apr 15»
3
Pink Floyd: the making of The Endless River
On David Gilmour's houseboat studio, a sleeping giant has been roused, with the sound of “splangs” and “twank bass”. The Endless River is, as producer Phil ... «Uncut.co.uk, Mar 15»
4
Eric Wareheim on his insane new Mr. Oizo video and passing on …
Dutch Boys featuring Twank Star, “Backpacker Bush” (2013). EW: DJ Douggpound, my collaborator on this, we were in Australia together and we wrote this song ... «A.V. Club Denver/Boulder, Nov 14»
5
- Houston, we've had a problem
... lage egne ringetoner av de historiske opptakene. For hva er kulere enn å høre «Roger, Twank...Tranquility, we copy you on the ground» når det ringer? Kilder: «ITavisen.no, Oct 14»
6
Young Thug: "Young & Restless" (2014 Cover Story)
An associate of Thug's named Twank surfaced to say he'd get Thug on the next flight to New York. An hour later, Thug was still asleep. Another associate named ... «Complex.com, May 14»
7
Split Lip Rayfield | The Bottleneck | Lawrence, KS | NYE | Review
Next, the “Middle West's” self-described “urban, contemporary twank rawk” band, Granny Tweed, kept the party going! Part bluegrass, part punk…all LOUD—it's ... «Grateful Web, Jan 14»
8
Why twerking sounds so stupid
... (as the Germans called it) or apophony (as we hardly ever call it, borrowing from the French apophonie): bink, bank; crink, crank; twink, twank; twit, twat, twot. «Spectator.co.uk, Dec 13»
9
Waarom Twitter zoveel (Twirritante) nieuwe woorden oplevert
Twank you” ik kom dit bedankje nog regelmatig tegen in mijn timeline. Ik kan er wel om lachen, hoewel het soms ook lichtelijk infantiel kan klinken wanneer ... «Twittermania, Jul 13»
10
Star line-up in Clash of the Choirs SA
Eish, Thembi Seete o omile, o ka ngwala omme. She lost that nice voluptures body with a twank behind, now o ka re ke leganata la sahara. Reply Report Abuse. «Sowetan, Jan 13»

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