See also Dank

English[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Middle English danke, first recorded circa 1310 (as verb; circa 1410 as noun), Germanic: perhaps from Scandinavian or German.

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Verb[edit | edit source]

to Dank

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to Dank (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (obsolete) (intransitive) To moisten, dampen; used of mist, dew etc.

Adjective[edit | edit source]

Dank (comparative dank, superlative er)




  1. dark, damp and humid.
    The dank cave was chilly and spooky.
  2. (figuratively) highly potent
    That was very dank marijuana, dude.

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Dutch[edit | edit source]

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Dank m. (invariable)

  1. Gratitude, thanks
  2. A show/token of recognition
  3. A reward, recompense

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  1. The first-person singular present indicative of danken.
  2. The imperative of danken.

German[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Cognate with danken and Dutch dank; compare the Latin grātia.

Preposition[edit | edit source]


  1. (with dative) thanks to, because of.

Related terms[edit | edit source]

de:dank fr:dank ko:dank io:dank kn:dank hu:dank my:dank nl:dank pl:dank sv:dank te:dank tr:dank vi:dank wa:dank wo:dank zh:dank

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