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jink

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verb \ˈjiŋk\

Definition of jink

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  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


2

jink

noun

Definition of jink

  1. 1 :  a quick evasive turn :  slip

  2. 2 plural :  pranks, frolics; especially :  high jinks



1786

First Known Use of jink

1786


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