Definition of skanker in English:

skanker

noun

Caribbean
  • 1A deceitful, untrustworthy person; a swindler, a cheat.

  • 2A person who performs a freestyle dance to reggae music.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Weekly Gleaner (Kingston, Jamaica). From skank + -er.

Pronunciation

skanker

/ˈskaŋkə/