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gink

[gingk] /gɪŋk/
noun, Slang: Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
a person; fellow.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism; origin uncertain
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  • He is gink ing the shaft steadily and preparing for extensive development.
British Dictionary definitions for gink

gink1

/ɡɪŋk/
noun
1.
(slang) a man or boy, esp one considered to be odd
Word Origin
C20: of unknown origin

gink2

/ɡɪŋk/
noun (NZ, informal)
1.
a look, especially a brief one, at somethinɡ
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Slang definitions & phrases for gink

gink

noun
  1. A man; fellow; guy: Does a gink in Minsk suffer less from an appendectomy?
  2. A tedious, mediocre person; jerk

[1908+; origin unknown; perhaps somehow fr Turkish, ''catamite, punk,'' found in early 1800s sources, both British and US]


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