Definition of shanking in English:

shanking

noun

  • 1Golf
    The action of striking the ball with the heel of the club.

  • 2Any of a number of plant diseases resulting in the darkening and shrivelling of a plant or fruit from the base of a stem or stalk.

    • ‘Magnesium deficiency may be associated with the disorder of shanking, in which the bunch stems and berries shrivel before ripening.’

Pronunciation:

shanking

/ˈʃaŋkɪŋ/