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Synonyms for shank
ʃæŋkshank

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shanknoun

    a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg

    Synonyms:
    stem, cannon, waist

  2. shanknoun

    the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

    Synonyms:
    stem, cannon, waist

  3. shank, stemnoun

    cylinder forming a long narrow part of something

    Synonyms:
    bow, root, theme, stalk, root word, stem turn, cannon, waist, base, fore, radical, prow, stem

  4. shanknoun

    cylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head

    Synonyms:
    stem, cannon, waist

  5. shanknoun

    cylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill

    Synonyms:
    stem, cannon, waist

  6. shank, waistnoun

    the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole

    Synonyms:
    stem, waistline, cannon, waist

  7. cannon, shanknoun

    lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals

    Synonyms:
    stem, carom, cannon, waist

  8. shankverb

    a poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball

    Synonyms:
    stem, cannon, waist

  9. shankverb

    hit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "shank":

    blade, tibia, shin, mango

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How to use shank in a sentence?

  1. Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace:

    He forced the guard to disrobe and then put on his clothes, he then held the shank against the guard as they went downstairs and he left through a side door.

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