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hinky

adjective, slang

Synonyms and Antonyms of hinky

  1. 1 not feeling sure about the truth, wisdom, or trustworthiness of someone or something the cop was feeling hinky about the whole situation and was starting to think that it was a setup Synonyms of hinky distrustful, dubious, doubtful [slang], mistrustful, skeptical, suspicious, trustless, uncertain, unconvinced, undecided, unsettled, unsureWords Related to hinky ambivalent, conflicted, equivocal; diffident, insecure; halting, hesitant, indecisive, irresolute, vacillating, waveringNear Antonyms of hinky assured, confident, sanguine, self-assured; decisive, determined, resoluteAntonyms of hinky certain, convinced, positive, sure

  2. 2 feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty after noticing that the driver seemed hinky, the border guard demanded that he submit to an inspection of his vehicle Synonyms of hinky aflutter, antsy, anxious, atwitter, dithery, edgy, goosey, het up, nervous [slang], hung up, ill at ease, insecure, jittery, jumpy, nervy, perturbed, queasy (also queazy), tense, troubled, uneasy, unquiet, upset, uptight, worriedWords Related to hinky aggrieved, bothered, concerned, disquieted, distraught, distressed, disturbed, freaked, freaked-out, shook-up; apprehensive, foreboding, hesitant, misgiving; fretful, fretting, stewing, vexed; qualmish, qualmy; flustered, twittered, undone, unnerved, unstrung; obsessed, preoccupied, restless; fidgety, flighty, fluttery, high-strung, hypertense, skittish, spookyNear Antonyms of hinky confident, self-assured, self-confident, sure; controlled, self-controlledAntonyms of hinky calm, collected, cool, easy, happy-go-lucky, nerveless, relaxed


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