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pink·o

 (pĭng′kō)
n. pl. pink·os Slang
A person who holds moderately leftist political views; a pink.

pinko

(ˈpɪŋkəʊ)
n, pl -os or -oes
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person regarded as mildly left-wing

pink•o

(ˈpɪŋ koʊ)

n., pl. -os, -oes.
Older Slang: Disparaging. pink 1 (def. 5).
[1935–40]
usage: See pink1.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinko - a person with mildly leftist political views
collectivist, leftist, left-winger - a person who belongs to the political left
Translations

pinko

[ˈpɪŋkəʊ] (Pol) (pej)
A. ADJrojillo
B. N (pinkos or pinkoes (pl)) → rojillo/a m/f

pinko

n (Pol pej inf) → roter Bruder (inf), → rote Schwester (inf)
References in periodicals archive ?
Now a brilliant account of those tumultuous years, Pinkoes and Traitors: The BBC and the Nation 1974-1987 has been published by Jean Seaton, the BBC's official historian.
Prof Seaton spoke with women who worked at the BBC during the period for her book Pinkoes And Traitors: The BBC And The Nation 1974-1987, and said even "the great Huw Wheldon and the apparently saintly Malcolm Muggeridge both groped incontinently".
of Totterington-Mendips propped up before cameras, clutching cheques and saying: "One dozed off after a vair, vair good lunch, the pinkoes took my seat and I fell flat on my arse, which I've been scratching ever since.