- sink in,
- sink one's teeth into,
- sink or swim,
- sink through the floor,
- sinkiang-uighur autonomous region,
- sinking feeling, a
Origin of sinker
Examples from the Web for sinker
Plus, Fox, for many years, drove the agenda that the other cable nets swallowed hook, line, and sinker.The Democrats Need to Stop Freaking Out About Obamacare and Take Charge|Michael Tomasky|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her hairdresser in Malibu filled her in, and after studying every episode she was “hooked, line and sinker,” and signed on.‘A Certain Age’—Shirley MacLaine Rattles Downton Abbey|Sandra McElwaine|December 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And yet, Rep. John Fleming (R-LA) took the bait hook, line, and sinker, posting about the outrageous story on his Facebook page.
He said his reason was sharks but really it was because MCD was a sinker.‘Bones’ Creator Hart Hanson on Working with Michael Clarke Duncan|Hart Hanson|September 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The explosive section then floated up towards the surface, unwinding the wire from the sinker.Submarine Warfare of To-day|Charles W. Domville-Fife
Turning its hideous jaws upward, the ravenous creature had literally swallowed hook, line and sinker.The Ocean Wireless Boys on the Pacific|Wilbur Lawton
A number of hooks on twisted horsehair traces are to be looped on, at equal distances apart, at the end nearest the sinker.
W the weight of sinker necessary to overcome the tendency of the mine to move.Torpedoes and Torpedo Warfare|C. W. Sleeman
I felt like rowing, and took the oars while Kate was mending her sinker and the cap'n was busy with a snarled line.Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches|Sarah Orne Jewett
1838 in the fishing-line sense, agent noun from sink (v.).
see hook, line, and sinker.