jink

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1jink

verb \ˈjiŋk\

Definition of JINK

intransitive verb
:  to move quickly or unexpectedly with sudden turns and shifts (as in dodging)

Examples of JINK

  1. <jinking here and there with remarkable agility, the thieving urchin frustrated all attempts to catch him>

Origin of JINK

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1785

2jink

noun

Definition of JINK

1
:  a quick evasive turn :  slip
2
plural :  pranks, frolics; especially :  high jinks

First Known Use of JINK

1786

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