shinkin

/ (ˈʃɪŋkɪn) /

noun

South Wales dialect a worthless person

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Word Origin for shinkin

Welsh, from the surname Jenkin, of Dutch origin
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Example sentences from the Web for shinkin

  • Shinkin is also ridiculed for the share he took in the battle of Edgehill, the first important 84 engagement in the Civil War.

    The Pictorial Press|Mason Jackson