[ hingk-tee ]
/ ˈhɪŋk ti /
adjective, hinc·ti·er, hinc·ti·est. Slang.
conceited or snobbish.
Words nearby hincty
Origin of hincty
1920–25; of obscure origin; compare-cty in dicty
Definition for hincty (2 of 2)
or hin·key, hink·ty, hinc·ty
[ hing-kee ]
/ ˈhɪŋ ki /
adjective, hin·ki·er, hin·ki·est. Slang.
acting in a nervous or very cautious way.
suspicious: Whenever he agrees with me, you know something hinky is going on!
Origin of hinky
First recorded in 1920–25; origin unknown
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