Origin of jink
Examples from the Web for jinks
Uncle Ben signed for the safe delivery of a large flat box and the children crowded about to watch Ned and Jinks open it.The Blue Birds' Winter Nest|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Doctors can't afford to be ill; but you're no the thing, Jinks.Afterwards|Ian Maclaren
Was it possible that Mr. Jinks's present state of unrest could be traced to the door of the beautiful young wife of his friend?Baby Mine|Margaret Mayo
This lady, Mr. Jinks, has come here, to give information of an intended duel in this town.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 1(of 2)|Charles Dickens
And so the long morning dragged itself away, and at luncheon-time the Jinks Club sent its members home.Marjorie's Busy Days|Carolyn Wells
Word Origin for jinks
Word Origin for jink
"to wheel or fling about in dancing," 1715, Scottish, of unknown origin. As a noun, 1786, "act of eluding," probably from the verb in the sense "elude" (1774). For high jinks, see hijinks.
see high jinks.