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fink

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noun \ ˈfiŋk \

Definition of fink

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

Examples of fink in a Sentence

  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 and Etymology of fink

origin unknown


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fink

verb

Definition of fink

intransitive verb
:to turn informer :squeal

Examples of fink in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of fink

circa 1925

fink Synonyms

Synonyms
squeal, grass (on) [British slang], inform, rat (on), sing, snitch, split (on) [British], squeak, talk, tell (on)
Related Words
betray, give away, turn in; backstab, cross, double-cross, sell (out), two-time; blab, tattle; tip (off)


FINK Defined for English Language Learners

fink

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noun

Definition of fink for English Language Learners

  • : 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


FINK Defined for Kids

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fink

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noun \ ˈfiŋk \

Definition of fink for Students

1 :a person who is disliked
2 :a person who tattles

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fink

verb

Definition of fink for Students

finked; finking
:to tell on :tattle


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