DINK

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dink a soft return so that the tennis ball drops abruptly after crossing the net
    • n DINK a couple who both have careers and no children (an acronym for dual income no kids)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t dink To deck; -- often with out or up.
    • a Dink Trim; neat.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • dink To deck; dress; adorn.
    • dink Neatly dressed; trim; tidy.
    • dink Also denk.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Dink dingk (Scot.) braw, trim
    • v.t Dink to dress neatly
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Etymol. uncertain

Usage

In literature:

I want to give Dinky-Dink and Poppsy and Pee-Wee a fair chance in life.
"The Prairie Mother" by Arthur Stringer
A dink maiden aft maks a dirty wife.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
I dink dos cows vould make apout a million pounds of frankfurters, not?
"The Rover Boys at Big Horn Ranch" by Edward Stratemeyer
Don't dink I'm a fool because I'm a German man.
"A Pirate of Parts" by Richard Neville
I dink you pe sea-sick.
"The Land of Thor" by J. Ross Browne
It's always Dinkie minutes to Dink.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
All remembered Dink Wilsey very well.
"The Rover Boys in the Land of Luck" by Edward Stratemeyer
I dinks me a fellow named Ditson.
"The Missing Tin Box" by Arthur M. Winfield
If you want me you can get me at Coney Island or Hinky Dink's.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
I don't dink but vot you vos der same crowd of fellers!
"Young Auctioneers" by Edward Stratemeyer
Dey dinks as dey wishes.
"The Redskins; or, Indian and Injin, Volume 1." by James Fenimore Cooper
I vos dink sure I help clean dose repels out.
"The Campaign of the Jungle" by Edward Stratemeyer
You must dink dat ammunition's as blenty as vater in de Southern Confederacy.
"Si Klegg, Book 3 (of 6) Si And Shorty Meet Mr. Rosenbaum, The Spy, Who Relates His Adventures" by John McElroy
I dinks dey vos comin's in here.
"The Newsboy Partners" by Frank V. Webster
First, Dink Scribbens took a wonderful and sudden turn for the better.
"The Man from Jericho" by Edwin Carlile Litsey
You dinks to make me some droubles, and by shiminy you fall indo de same hole yourself.
"Endurance Test" by Alan Douglas
Der pells vas ringing so schveet I dinks I nefer pefore hear such music.
"Recitations for the Social Circle" by James Clarence Harvey
I dinks vot I haf to go North pretty soon.
"The Young Sharpshooter at Antietam" by Everett T. Tomlinson
I vos dink I fell into an ice-house alretty!
"The Rover Boys Down East" by Arthur M. Winfield
Ach, yes, undt to dink of vot vos to happen dot night!
"The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Lost Liner" by Wilbur Lawton
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In poetry:

Dan dink ek aan die veld, en aan
Die doringbome by die krans,
Waar koggelmannetjies die son
Hou vir 'n maat om mee te dans;
"In Amsterdam" by Christian Frederik Louis Leipoldt

In news:

Ryder, the former Mary Lee Dink, is a native of Coatesville.
He's tired of the rinky-dink orbital space projects and wants something big.
Otho "Dink" Brown, 94, died Sept 28, 2004, at his home.
Nothing rinky-dink about Colorado steam train ride.
Young Professor Makes Lab-on-a-Chip with Shrinky Dink and Toaster Oven .
No, not the cheap plastic case or rinky-dink earphone.
The Board of Regents , which is the 18-member governing body for the University System of Georgia, elected Regent William "Dink" H.
Twink-a-Dink-a-Do, the snack cakes crumbled.
Big Ben, Haley laugh over 'dink and dunk '.
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said everyone is making a big deal of him calling Todd Haley's offense "dink and dunk ".
A fun and enjoyable introductory tennis event called 'Dink'em Tennis' modeling off USTA's 'quickstart' format that introduces tennis in a smaller footprint (e.g.
When Beth (Rebecca Hall) goes to work for Dink (Bruce Willis), she learns all about odds and point spreads.
With a few pieces of blank Shrinky Dinks plastic in hand, your family can get ready for the holidays as they make these easy ornaments .
The new "very large gastropub" won't even be rinky-dink like this.
Paternal grandparents are Linda Perry of Tarboro and the late Dink Perry of Rocky Mount.
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In science:

Intu¨ıtief kan ons aan ’ n TM en sy funksionering soos volg dink: Die eindige (invoer-, deurvoer-, en afvoer-) stringe van nulle en ene kom voor op ’n line ˆere ba nd, potensieel oneindig lank na links en na regs, verdeel in selle (hokkies) wat elkeen een simbool bevat of blanko is.
Quantum computing (Kwantumberekening)
Ons kan aan θ en φ as die sferiese ko ¨ordinate van ’n punt op die eenheidsfeer in die driedimensionele re ¨ele ruimte dink.
Quantum computing (Kwantumberekening)
Dink aan ’n fisiese stelsel S met N komponente, elk waarvan ’n kwabis realiseer, dit wil s ˆe, elk waarvan by meting nul of een sal lewer.
Quantum computing (Kwantumberekening)
Hoekom? In die kwantumw ˆereld is berekenings omkeerbaar en dus moet ons eers dink hoe ’n klassieke omkeerbare orakel vir n-bis-invoere sou werk.
Quantum computing (Kwantumberekening)
Om ’n prototipe van s ´o ’n berekeningstaak te kry, dink ons aa n die telefoongids.
Quantum computing (Kwantumberekening)
Maar dink nou aan die taak wat t−1 stel: 8374608 is ’n t(x), vind x ”.
Quantum computing (Kwantumberekening)
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