dink

noun (1)
\ ˈdiŋk How to pronounce dink (audio) \

Definition of dink

 (Entry 1 of 4)

: dinghy

dink

noun (2)

Definition of dink (Entry 2 of 4)

dink

noun (3)

Definition of dink (Entry 3 of 4)

slang

dink

noun (4), often all capitalized

Definition of dink (Entry 4 of 4)

: a couple with two incomes and no children also : a member of such a couple

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Synonyms: Noun (3)

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First Known Use of dink

Noun (1)

1903, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1939, in the meaning defined above

Noun (3)

1974, in the meaning defined above

Noun (4)

1986, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dink

Noun (1)

by shortening & alteration

Noun (2)

dink to hit with a drop shot, probably of imitative origin

Noun (3)

perhaps from dink, disparaging name for a Vietnamese

Noun (4)

double income, no kids

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“Dink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dink. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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