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fink

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

: 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 Defined for English Language Learners

fink

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

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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