/ (ˈdʒɛŋkɪnz) /

  1. Roy (Harris), Baron Jenkins of Hillhead. 1920–2003, British politician and author; Labour home secretary (1965–67, 1974–76) and chancellor of the exchequer (1967–70); president of the European Commission (1977–80); cofounder of the Social Democratic Party (1981); leader of party (1982–83); Chancellor of Oxford University (1987–2003)

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How to use Jenkins in a sentence

  • Among them was the Marquis de Monpavon, whose abode Jenkins was now on his way to visit.

    The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
  • And the Jenkins pills became famous precisely by reason of that lash of the whip which they gave to jaded existences.

    The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
  • To their last day Jenkins's clients went about, showed themselves, cheated the devouring egotism of the crowd.

    The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
  • Mme. Jenkins, that stately woman, of bearing at once so proud and so gentle, had no real title to the name.

    The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
  • Brother Jenkins, the fraud, of the Society of Seven, is about the most entertaining of the marionettes.