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pinko

[ping-koh] /ˈpɪŋ koʊ/
noun, plural pinkos, pinkoes. U.S. Slang.
1.
pink1 (def 5).
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; pink1 + -o
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British Dictionary definitions for pinkoes

pinko

/ˈpɪŋkəʊ/
noun (mainly US, derogatory) (pl) -os, -oes
1.
a person regarded as mildly left-wing
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Word Origin and History for pinkoes

pinko

n.

1936, derogatory slang form of pink (n.), used of people whose social or political views "have a tendency toward 'red;' " a metaphor that had existed since at least 1837. As an adjective by 1957.

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Slang definitions & phrases for pinkoes

pinko

adjective

: How come those Niggers and those creepy pinko hippies call us names like ''pigs''? (1957+)

noun

A person of liberal or mildly radical socialist political opinions; pink: Nixon liked to call people pinkos (1936+)


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