/ (ˈʃɪŋkɪn) /
South Wales dialect a worthless person
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Word Origin for shinkin
Welsh, from the surname Jenkin, of Dutch origin
Words nearby shinkin
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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