rinky-dink

adjective
\ ˈriŋ-kē-ˌdiŋk How to pronounce rinky-dink (audio) \

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First Known Use of rinky-dink

1913, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of rinky-dink was in 1913

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“Rinky-dink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rinky-dink. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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rinky-dink

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of rinky-dink

US, informal + disapproving : not very large or important : involving only a few people or only a small area

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