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verb
  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    1
    to steal something (maybe from grab and yank)
    I ganked a Gore Vidal book from a dj booth once and never read it.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 16/10/2012 09:42:00
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    to kill another player in an online game when this is done by a group of players (maybe from gang kill)
    With WTZ, you can't be ganked arriving at a gate.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 16/10/2012 09:42:00
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    3
    to jump someone, or take them by surprise
    Let's gank them!
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 16/10/2012 09:42:00

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