twink

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[ twingk ]

verb (used with or without object), noun

Origin of twink

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First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English twinken; cognate with German zwinken “to wink”; akin to twinkle

Words Nearby twink

Other definitions for twink (2 of 2)

twink2
[ twingk ]

nounSlang.
  1. a young, attractive gay man with a slim, boyish appearance.

  2. (in a role-playing game) a low-level character who is equipped with advanced-level armor and weapons obtained from a high-level character, as a gift or through real money trade: Check out the overpowered gear on the twink who just joined our group.

Origin of twink

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First recorded in 1960–65; shortening of twinkie “a gay or effeminate man; a younger male regarded as an object of gay male desire”; commonly associated with Twinkie, a trademark for a kind of small, oblong cake with a creamy filling

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How to use twink in a sentence

  • And, twink, how ever can we say our prayers when we haven't any hands to hold up together?

    Policeman Bluejay | L. Frank Baum
  • It's easy 'nough to know that, twink, 'cause I'm sleepy now!

    Twinkle and Chubbins | L. Frank (Lyman Frank) Baum

British Dictionary definitions for twink

twink

/ (twɪŋk) /


noun
  1. NZ white correction fluid for deleting written text

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