1. (also wank-off) an act of masturbation.
|(con. 1940s) Borstal Boy 174: ’Elps me plan me wank for the night.|
|Adolescent Boys of East London (1969) 54: When I was 13, my friends at school asked me if I’d ever had a wank.|
|All Bull 63: Someone’s having a wank — who is it?|
|Grass Arena (1990) 102: Dipper says he’d like to give her one. She tells him, ‘Go have a wank.’.|
|Van (1998) 592: Twenty-five fuckin’ quid. He could probably have got a wank in a massage parlour for that.|
|Foetal Attraction (1994) 176: That foetus means nothing more to me than a wank into a test-tube.|
|Hip-Hop Connection Dec. 6: The Queenpiece has a wank over the photos.|
|(con. 1944) Prince Charming 51: Then have a wank [...] Fuck going blind. I’ve wanked from nine and I’m one of the best shots in Northern Command.|
|Rubdown [ebook] Ian came in for his regular five-thirty wank.|
|Jack of Jumps (2007) 19: She gave the cab driver a wank [...] in payment for the fare.|
|Pigeon English 248: he was having a wank.|
|Panopticon (2013) 158: he was alright, just wanted a wee wank-off.|
|Scrublands [ebook] ‘Live in the past, drink grog and have an occasional wank’.|
|Braywatch 140: ‘I’ve just walked in on you having a wank’.|
2. in fig. use, self-indulgence.
|Family Arsenal 189: The political protest wank that only makes you feel good – that doesn’t change anything.|
|Decadence in Decadence and Other Plays (1985) 27: You come all over heavy like a Patton tank / but when it comes to deeds / your chat is merely wanks.|
|Fatty 109: ‘I don’t usually go to those things. They’re a bit of a wank if you ask me, but this official reckoned it would be embarrassing for the club if I won and wasn’t there’.|
|Filth 8: That’s Toal; have a wank in our faces, never mind those wee practical details that might actually help.|
|Reach 107: If you ask me, it’s a load of old wank.|
3. (US campus) a person who is logged on to a computer (usu. the Internet or involved in hacking) for a long time.
|College Sl. Dict. 🌐 wank [Columbia] 1.(n) a person who is logged on for a huge amount of time 2. (v) to log on, to stay logged on, and to hack your brains out while drinking lots of JOLT or Mountain Dew 3. (adj) having the properties of a wank.|
4. nonsense; thus wankology n.
|Van (1998) 630: He was licking up to Jimmy Sr now because the No Hard Feelings wankology had failed.|
|Sheepshagger 97: We all know the Bill talk wank, mun.|
|Oxford Student 20 May 33/4: I hate when Pret load their food with middle class wank.|
5. something or someone worthless.
|Stump 8: — Fuckin Tommy givin us this pure piecer fuckin wank.|
|Dead Man’s Trousers : Carl suddenly bursts out in loud laughter. He points at Renton. — Got ye, ya fuckin Hibs wank!|
6. see wanker n. (2)
general term of abuse.
|Twitter 5 July 🌐 You useless wankbucket.|
see separate entries.
(N.Z. prison) a pornographic magazine.
|Boobslang [U. Canterbury D.Phil. thesis] 200/2: wank strip n. a pornographic magazine.|
|Layer Cake 25: What’s hardcore over here ain’t worth a wank, literally, to them on the Continent.|
an act of masturbation while wearing a condom.
|Powder 317: He reached for the condoms. A posh wank would put the world to rights.|
|Number One Adult Sexual Health Terms Advisor 🌐 Masturbation Slang Male Terms: [...] yank the yam, yank your wank.|