[ gingk ]
/ gɪŋk /
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noun Slang: Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive.
a person; fellow.
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Origin of gink
An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; origin uncertain
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How to use gink in a sentence
Ar'nold of Benthuysen, disguised as a beggar, and called "Ginks."Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
I just want to hear one o' you ginks say a word about that woman that she wouldn't like to hear.The Wreck of the Titan|Morgan Robertson
That is if you ginks are picked out to go with me in the plane.Secrets of the Andes|James H. Foster
These college ginks ain't so bad at that when you get to know 'em with their dress-suits off.The Voice on the Wire|Eustace Hale Ball
Gen'rally they're short-stemmed old ginks who seem to think the high crown makes 'em loom up taller.Torchy, Private Sec.|Sewell Ford
British Dictionary definitions for gink (1 of 2)
/ (ɡɪŋk) /
slang a man or boy, esp one considered to be odd
Word Origin for gink
C20: of unknown origin
British Dictionary definitions for gink (2 of 2)
/ (ɡɪŋk) /
noun NZ informal
a look, especially a brief one, at somethinɡ
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