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twink

[twingk] /twɪŋk/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), noun
1.
wink.
2.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English twinken; cognate with German zwinken to wink; akin to twinkle
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British Dictionary definitions for twinks

twink

/twɪŋk/
noun
1.
(NZ) white correction fluid for deleting written text
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Word Origin and History for twinks
twink
c.1400, "a winking of the eye," also "a twinkle" (1830), from twinkle. Meaning "young sexually attractive person" is recorded from 1963, probably from Twinkies, trademark name of a cupcake junk food introduced in 1930 by Continental Baking Co., apparently an alteration of twinkle. But cf. 1920s-30s British homosexual slang twank in a similar sense.
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Slang definitions & phrases for twinks

twink

adjective

: Quentin Crisp croaks in a nasal monotone like a twinkie Mr Magoo

modifier

: I found this gorgeous twink carpenter in the Mission

noun
  1. A young, sexually attractive person; tempting teenager: You know, the twink who used to be Fielding's lover/ The Weemawee twinkies troop out twirler
  2. A pitcher (1883+ Baseball)

twink

adjective

: Quentin Crisp croaks in a nasal monotone like a twinkie Mr Magoo modifier: I found this gorgeous twink carpenter in the Mission

noun
  1. A young, sexually attractive person; tempting teenager: You know, the twink who used to be Fielding's lover/ The Weemawee twinkies troop out to the kickoff line
  2. A weird or deviant person, esp a homosexual; a social outcast: They think ''twinky'' or sissy or something like that/ Rafi comes on strong, but he's a twink at heart

[1963+; origin uncertain]


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