noun \ˈfiŋk\

: a person who is strongly disliked

: a person who gives information to the police or to some other authority about the bad behavior or criminal activity of someone else

Full Definition of FINK

:  one who is disapproved of or is held in contempt
:  informer 2

Examples of FINK

  1. She says her boss is a rotten fink.
  2. <his own brother turned out to be the fink who ratted them out to the police>

Origin of FINK

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1894


intransitive verb

Definition of FINK

:  to turn informer :  squeal

Examples of FINK

  1. <we never would have been caught if he hadn't finked on us>

First Known Use of FINK

circa 1925


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