gink


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gink

 (gĭnk)
n. Slang
A man, especially one regarded as foolish or contemptible.

[Origin unknown.]
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gink

(ɡɪŋk)
n
slang a man or boy, esp one considered to be odd
[C20: of unknown origin]

gink

(ɡɪŋk)
n
a look, esp a brief one, at something
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gink

(gɪŋk)

n.
Slang. a person or fellow, esp. one thought of as stupid or eccentric.
[1905–10, Amer.; orig. uncertain]
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He wanted to find out just what kind of a gink I was.
One day, Gink asks Palm if he ever wondered what if they were an item?
If we say what we really think, I suspect we would actually find a lot of kindred (or at least sympathetic) spirits out there, GINKs and otherwise.
The actress's name is Oksana Mysina, and she was appearing in a play by Daniil Gink called K.I.
Edgar Gink, who finished second at Marks Tey on April 24, was bought by Murphy for Simon Sherwood.
Although ballcaps are not entirely functional (the sun drills your neck and cheeks), they are equally acceptable on the stream or in a bar or casual restaurant, provided the hat is not too soaked in sweat, fish slime, mosquito dope, or traces of Gink. The best hats wear like a comfortable, broken-in shoe.
(Essay on Budapest, with photographs by Karoly Gink)
The fact is that I'm actually getting a little tired of seeing outdoor magazines with covers continually showing some camouflaged gink with a gobbler slung over his shoulder.
Others include fribble, ning-nong and gink, American slang for a fool.