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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

n.

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 (see Twinkie); but cf. 1920s-30s British homosexual slang twank in a similar sense.

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Slang definitions & phrases for twinks

twiddle

noun

The tilde, a diacritical mark used especially in Spanish

verb

To change something in a small way; tweak (1980s+ Computer)


try out

verb phrase

To apply for something; become a candidate: I think I may try out for the choir this year (1900s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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