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Synonyms for spanker

a hitter who slaps (usually another person) with an open hand


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a fore-and-aft sail set on the aftermost lower mast (usually the mizzenmast) of a vessel

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Listeners will hear performances by Trout Fishing in America, The Jimmies, Father Goose, Ralph's World, Justin Roberts, Recess Monkey, Bill Harley, Billy Jonas, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, the Asylum Street Spankers and SteveSongs.
Spirits come in two conditions - sheds and spankers.
Lisa Lashes (alternative set), Base Spankers, Colin H and Chrisso kept the masses moving for hours at the Polysexual vs Lashed Summer of Love event at Air in Digbeth.
This time the lovely Lisa is joined by BK, JFK, Jason Cortez, Phil York, Huggy, Bass Spankers, Mick Paterson and more.
Rolling Stone magazine put it quite succinctly when their reviewer said "The Spankers pull it off like vaudevillian pros and back it up with serious talent"inspired, lunatic brilliance.
The pick of Monksfield's progeny, including Velka Pardubicka winner It's A Snip and stakes winners Grand Habit and Spankers Hill, were well suited by three miles or more.
One called Kink shows G&G naked over a map of London with names such as Spankers Hill Wood and Whipps Cross.
One group, the Spur Highway Spankers, debuted in 1992.
Spankers win Hawaii trips and other prizes, such as iPhones, for their "procrastination skill," measured based on how often your friends open your links and spank them onward.
Two former members of the Asylum Street Spankers will be at the WOW Hall on Sunday with their new project.
Staged to benefit Eric Clapton's rehab centre in Antigua, this Chicago event brings together a host of the world's greatest plank spankers.
In addition to the spectacular opening night with Woody Allen we are also presenting five New Orleans-based groups, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Papa Grows Funk, Asylum Street Spankers, Red Stick Ramblers and Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers.
Coming up are: Glenn Tilbrook (8), John Martyn (9) and Dr Feelgood (13) at the Opera House; Asylum Street Spankers (13), Caitlin Cary & Band (16), Tom Russell with Andrew Hardin (23) and Sam Brown/Dave Rotheray (27) at the Cluny/Live; Jazz North-East have Gerry Richardson's Big Idea (Live Theatre, 9) and Soweto Kinch Group (Caedmon Hall, 14); while the Customs House has the Mugenko Taiko Drummers (6) and Al Stewart (11).
Unlike most of his contemporary plank spankers, Akkerman is still capable of springing surprises.
Problem is Barbara (Gwen Taylor) is none to keen on a night out at local night club, Spankers.