dink
Pronunciation Noun

dink (plural dinks)

  1. (tennis) A soft drop shot.
  2. (soccer) A light chip; a chipped pass or shot
Verb

dink (dinks, present participle dinking; past and past participle dinked)

  1. (tennis) To play a soft drop shot.
  2. (football) To chip lightly, to play a light chip shot.
    The forward dinked the ball over the goalkeeper to score his first goal of the season.
Noun

dink (plural dinks)

  1. (Australia, colloquial) A ride on the crossbar or handlebars of a bicycle.
    I gave him a dink on my bike.
Verb

dink (dinks, present participle dinking; past and past participle dinked)

  1. (Australia, colloquial) To carry someone on a pushbike: behind, on the crossbar or on the handlebar.
    • 1947, John Lehmann (editor), The Penguin New Writing, Issue 30, page 103 ↗,
      I didn't like them at all ; only the lame one who used to let me dink him home on his bicycle.
Noun

dink (plural dinks)

  1. (US, military slang, pejorative, dated) A North Vietnamese soldier.
Noun

dink (plural dinks)

  1. (US) Double Income No Kids - a childless couple with two jobs.
Adjective

dink

  1. (Australia, New Zealand) Honest, fair, true.
  2. (Australia, New Zealand) Genuine, proper, fair dinkum.
Adverb

dink (not comparable)

  1. (Australia, New Zealand) Honestly, truly.
Noun

dink (uncountable)

  1. (Australia, Northern England) Hard work, especially one's share of a task.
  2. (historical, dated) A soldier from Australia or New Zealand, a member of the ANZAC forces during the First World War.
Noun

dink (plural dinks)

  1. (North America, colloquial, slang) A penis.
  2. (North America, colloquial, slang) A foolish person, a despised person. [from 1960s]
Adjective

dink (not comparable)

  1. (archaic or dialectal) Finely dressed, elegant; neat.
Adjective

dink (not comparable)

  1. (US, military) Alternative spelling of dinq

DINK
Pronunciation Noun

dink (plural dinks)

  1. double income, no kids - a childless couple with two jobs and thus two incomes
    • 2018 "3 Scenes Plus a Tag From a Marriage", The Simpsons
      Homer "It was a wonderful time. We were living the DINK life."
      Lisa "Dink?"
      Homer: "DINK: Dual income, no kids."
      Lisa: "Oh, DINK."
Related terms
  • dual earner
  • dual earner couple
  • dual earner family
  • dual career couple



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