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v. jinked, jink·ing, jinks
To make a quick, evasive turn: "He jinked every five seconds, and now brought his tank left again" (Tom Clancy).
To cause (a vehicle or an aircraft, for example) to make a quick, evasive turn.
1. A quick, evasive turn.
2. jinks Rambunctious play; frolic.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
to move swiftly or jerkily or make a quick turn in order to dodge or elude
a jinking movement
[C18: of Scottish origin, imitative of swift movement]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. jinks, prankish or frolicsome activities; high jinks.
2. a quick, jerky move or turn.v.i.
3. to make a quick, jerky move or turn.
[1690–1700; orig. uncertain]
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Past participle: jinked
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
jink[dʒɪŋk] VI (Brit) (= zigzag) → dar un bandazo
he jinked out of the way → se salió del camino dando un bandazo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
jink[ˈdʒɪŋk] vi (British) → zigzaguer
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005