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rinky-tink

[ring-kee-tingk] /ˈrɪŋ kiˌtɪŋk/
noun, adjective
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; perhaps blend of ricky-tick and rinky-dink
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ricky-tick 1

adjective

Old-fashioned; outworn; corny: a brassy, ricky-ticky big band sound (1930+ Jazz musicians)

noun

Bouncy ragtime music of the 1920s (1930+ Jazz musicians)


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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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