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Definition of "pinko" [pinko]

  • Slang A person who holds moderately leftist political views; a pink. (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 "pinko" in a sentence
  • "Carolyn Parishes antics aren't supported by the majority of people, even here in pinko Ontario, so please enlighten me."
  • "There are suddenly T-shirts and buttons available all over the downtown, made in various shade of pink, using the word pinko and mostly promoting cycling."
  • "The word pinko was all over the Toronto media recently, and I had to explain to a friend who speaks perfect English as a second language what it meant, as it's a term that hasn't been used in the media here since she moved to Canada 17 years ago."
Words like "pinko"
left-winger leftist