follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

hinky

[hing-kee] /ˈhɪŋ ki/
adjective, hinkier, hinkiest. Slang.
1.
acting in a nervous or very cautious way.
2.
suspicious:
Whenever he agrees with me, you know something hinky is going on!
3.
snobbish; haughty.
Also, hinkey, hinkty, hincty.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; origin unknown
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for hinkeyest

hinky

adjective

Suspicious; curious: Something hinky is going down/ driver of the pimpmobile looks hinky

Related Terms

doodad

[1970s+; origin unknown]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for hinkeyest

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for hinkeyest