Definition: Dissonant or discordant sounds made by musical instruments. (Urban Dictionary)

Sample usage: “Kids’ concerts around these times are always heartwarming, but man, what a lot of skronk.”

Popularity: The onomatopoeic word has just been added to the Oxford English Dictionary, which probably means it’s slang no one ever uses anymore. All the cool kids say skrank now, and when you’re saying skrank, they’ll be saying skrunk.

 

JAMES LILEKS

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