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Definition of "dink" [dink]

  • Sports A drop shot. (noun)
  • Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a North Vietnamese soldier or guerrilla in the Vietnam War. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dink" in a sentence
  • "Wow, what a convenient coinky-dink, is that just an amazingly close election, or what?"
  • "When this dink is defeated this coming Twosday and he finally slinks out of the Whitehouse in early 2005 he is going to disappear from the national scene like no president ever has."
  • "A "dink" dog, the product of the mating of a brother and sister, because his thoughtless owner didn't have either of his two dogs spayed or neutered."