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English definition of “dank”

dank

adjective uk   /dæŋk/ us  
(especially of buildings and air) wet, cold, and unpleasant: a dank, dark cellar In the cathedral vaults the air was dank and stale.Wet weather and wetnessColdSnow and ice
dankness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Wet weather and wetnessColdSnow and ice
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