See also: Drank and Dränk

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pronunciation spelling of drink

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NounEdit

drank (countable and uncountable, plural dranks)

  1. (slang) Dextromethorphan.
  2. (slang) A drink, usually alcoholic.
    • 2005, Jordan Houston, Darnell Carlton, Paul Beauregard, Premro Smith, Marlon Goodwin, David Brown, and Willie Hutchinson (lyrics), “Stay Fly”, in Most Known Unknown[1], Sony BMG, performed by Three 6 Mafia (featuring Young Buck, 8 Ball, and MJG):
      You leave your drink around me, believe your drank going to get drunk up.

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VerbEdit

drank

  1. simple past tense of drink
    He drank a lot last night.
  2. (obsolete or informal) past participle of drink
    He'd drank alcohol prior to driving off the road.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch dranc, from Old Dutch *drank, from Proto-Germanic *drankiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰrenǵ- (to pull; draw; sip); compare German Trank (drink; potion).

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drank m (plural dranken, diminutive drankje n)

  1. (countable, uncountable) beverage, drink
  2. (uncountable) alcoholic drinks

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  • Afrikaans: drank
  • Negerhollands: drink

North FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian drinka, which derives from Proto-Germanic *drinkaną. Cognates include Mooring North Frisian drainke and West Frisian drinke.

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drank

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) to drink

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