Pinxter

[ pingk-ster ]
/ ˈpɪŋk stər /

noun

QUIZZES

How Hip Is Your Lingo? Take Our Slang Quiz!
If you aren’t already skilled in slang, then this quiz can get you up to speed in no time!
Question 1 of 11
OK Boomer can be perceived as pejorative, but it is mostly considered to be _____

Definition for pinxter (2 of 2)

Pinkster

or Pinx·ter

[ pingk-ster ]
/ ˈpɪŋk stər /

noun Hudson Valley: Older Use.

Origin of Pinkster

1790–1800, Americanism; < Dutch Pinksteren ≪ Greek pentēkostḗ Pentecost
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for pinxter

  • All up the country ways there were patches of wild honeysuckle,—pinxter flowers, as it was called.

    A Little Girl of Long Ago|Amanda Millie Douglas