dank dank  /ˈdæŋk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) unpleasantly cool and humid

Usage(s):

  1. The hotel room was uncomfortable, dank and dirty and Sam longed for his comfortable bed back home.
  2. In the dank winter of 2008, there was mayhem in the markets and long queues before community kitchens.

News

  1. Scatologist? Snake milker? Sexologist? 7 odd science careers

    By Tanya LewisLiveScience Snake venom handler? Sex scholar? A career in science doesn't have to mean a job in a dank lab or cubicle. Here's a look at some of the more peculiar jobs you can do with a science degree.Fireworks designerEveryone loves a good fireworks show — the fluorescent bursts of light, the showers of sparks, the booms and crackles. But it's someone's job to create those ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MSNBC

  2. 7 Science Careers You Never Knew Existed

    Snake venom handler? Sex scholar? A career in science doesn't have to mean a job in a dank lab or cubicle. Here's a look at some of the more peculiar jobs you can do with a science degree.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

  3. Coal Miners Take It Outside for Contest

    Coal miners swapped the dark, dank underground for a bright blue sky and scenic views of rural Harrison County this week during the 32nd annual Tri-State Post No. 6 Ohio Valley Mine Rescue Contest.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Quotes

  1. Defence Minister Ehud Barak warned that "we will not allow anyone, from any dank corner of Israeli society, to persecute anyone else," he was quoted as saying by Ynet News.
    on Sep 25, 2008 By: Ehud Barak Source: AFP

  2. "I'm expecting the Whip will be assigning me a renovated washroom somewhere in a forgotten corner of a vermin-infested dank basement in Ottawa," Turner wrote. "That should go well with my seat in the House of Commons that will be visible only...
    on Feb 10, 2006 By: Garth Turner Source: CTV.ca

  3. "The only thing that's behind this is a stubborn ideology that people who've gone to prison shouldn't get a chance to work on a farm," Holland said. "If all we do is build prisons and hold people in dark, dank cells with no rehabilitation, we...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Mark Holland Source: CANOE

Word of the Day
subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /