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What is the meaning of spank? #1 (permalink) Fri Jul 27, 2007 0:58 am   What is the meaning of spank?
 

Synonym Search, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #113 "Synonyms for beat", question 1

You have no right to treat me this way and ......... me like an animal!

(a) strike
(b) beat
(c) spank
(d) pound

Synonym Search, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #113 "Synonyms for beat", answer 1

You have no right to treat me this way and beat me like an animal!

Correct answer: (b) beat
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What is the meaning of spank? #2 (permalink) Fri Jul 27, 2007 4:24 am   What is the meaning of spank?
 

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'Spanking' is a method of punishing children by slapping their buttocks with an open hand.
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What is the meaning of spank? #3 (permalink) Fri Jul 27, 2007 22:46 pm   What is the meaning of spank?
 

Hi Wally

It can also be used as a synonym for beat in colloquial English;

You are in for a right spanking if Tiny gets hold of you.

But Mister Micawber has explained the more common usage.

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