hinky

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adjective hin·ky \ˈhiŋ-kē\

Definition of hinky

hinkier

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hinkiest

  1. 1 slang :  nervous, jittery

  2. 2 slang :  suspicious

Examples of hinky in a sentence

  1. the cop was feeling hinky about the whole situation and was starting to think that it was a setup

  2. after noticing that the driver seemed hinky, the border guard demanded that he submit to an inspection of his vehicle

Origin and Etymology of hinky

alteration of argot hincty suspicious


First Known Use: 1956



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