What does skank mean?

A promiscuous woman

A skank is a woman who exhibits promiscuous behavior. She is known for sleeping around with many partners.

The term is a negative one used to put a woman down and shame her. It comes from the expectation of a woman to be in a relationship or marriage before engaging in sexual activity with a person. Both men and women use the term to discourage the behavior.


I can't believe that skank showed up at his bday party
Yeah, especially after she broke his heart

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Updated August 30, 2016

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