a labor spy.
an informer; stool pigeon.
a contemptible or thoroughly unattractive person.
to inform to the police; squeal.
to act as a strikebreaker; scab.
to withdraw from or refuse to support a project, activity, scheme, etc.; renege: He said he'd lend me his motorcycle, but he finked out.
to become untrustworthy.
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How to use fink in a sentence
fink stresses the need for Nigeria to train and deploy women into more prominent law enforcement roles.
(tie) Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri fink (5 votes)6.The Best of the Best Books List: 2013 Critics’ Top Picks | | December 18, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
fink ran through a litany of concerns: China, Japan, “the nonsense in Washington,” the Federal Reserve.Wall Street CEOs Say It’s The Best of Times and The Worst of Times | Daniel Gross | November 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Michael fink, Dean of the Fashion School at the Savannah College of Art and Design, told The Daily Beast.
"You just don't leave with a song in your head," Suzy fink of Chicago says after a recent performance.
But my faver says it's un-man-ly to be always kissing, and I did n't fink you'd do vat, Coppy.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II | Rudyard Kipling
Fig. 20 shows a fink truss, a characteristic early American type, with cast iron compression and wrought iron tension members.
This general description harmonizes with the apt figure used by that master mind in railway economics, Albert fink.Railroads: Rates and Regulations | William Z. Ripley
Tisnt but a little mite of a persecute, when we fink about Jesuss, is it, mamma?Maybee's Stepping Stones | Archie Fell
I fink the writing says, Miss Daisy Ransom, with somebody's respects.Nellie's Housekeeping | Joanna Mathews
British Dictionary definitions for fink
a strikebreaker; blackleg
an informer, such as one working for the police; spy
an unpleasant, disappointing, or contemptible person
(intr often foll by on) to inform (on someone), as to the police
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