Definition of Jinkers

1. Noun. (plural of jinker) ¹



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Definition of Jinkers

1. jinker [n] - See also: jinker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jinkers

jingoism
jingoisms
jingoist
jingoistic
jingoistically
jingoists
jingoize
jingoized
jingoizing
jings
jinjili
jinjilis
jink
jinked
jinker
jinkers (current term)
jinkier
jinkies
jinkiest
jinking
jinks
jinky
jinn
jinnee
jinnees
jinni
jinnis
jinns
jinny road
jinny roads

Literary usage of Jinkers

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1. Publications by Parker Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"... has thrown the ball against the wall, and if struck he again throws against the wall, naming another player, always adding the word “jinkers,” Thursday ..."

2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"jinkers, n. a contrivance much used in the bush for moving heavy logs and trunks of trees. It consists of two pairs of wheels, with their axle-trees joined ..."

3. A Glossary of North Country Words, in Use: With Their Etymology, and by John Trotter Brockett (1829)
"Sc.jingle-the-bonnet. JINK, o. to jingle.—JINK, s. a clink, or sharp rattle. jinkers, BY jinkers, a sort of demi-oath. From^'j«go. ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1822)
"PS—I will send you very soon some little biographical sketches of the principal High-jinkers, which I have had long in my port-folio. ..."

5. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1877)
"Ochon for poor Castalian drinkers, When they fa' foul o' earthly jinkers ! The witching, curs'd, delicious blinkers Hae put me hyte,m And gart me weet my ..."

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