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noun Australian.
  1. a sulky.
  2. any of various carts or trailers used to transport logs and timber.
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Origin of jinker

First recorded in 1870–75; variant of janker (Scots), of uncertain origin
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Examples from the Web for jinker

Historical Examples

  • Don't you think the rain had somewhat to do with it too, Jinker?

    The Cruise of the Midge (Vol. II of 2)

    Michael Scott

British Dictionary definitions for jinker


  1. Australian a vehicle for transporting timber, consisting of a tractor and two sets of wheels for supporting the logs
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Word Origin

of unknown origin
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