jink definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • In Order To Make a quick, evasive change: "He jinked every five moments, and now brought his container left again” ( Tom Clancy).
    • to maneuver rapidly, esp. with a rapid turn; thus, to dodge; to escape by a quick turn; -- obs. or switch., except as a hunting term in pig-sticking.
    • within the games of spoilfive and forty-five, to win the game if you take all five tricks; in addition, to relax and play to win all five tricks, dropping exactly what happens to be currently obtained if unsuccessful.
  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in (an automobile or an aircraft, as an example) which will make an instant, evasive turn.
  • noun:
    • a fast, evasive change.
    • Rambunctious play; frolic.
    • an instant elusive turn.
    • a fast illusory turn; the act of eluding another.
    • when you look at the card-games of spoil-five and forty-five, the winning of the many tricks in a hand by one part.
    • The razor-sharp jingle of coins; therefore, money it self; chink.
  • verb:
    • which will make a fast elusive turn.
    • resulting in a vehicle to help make a fast evasive change.
  • others:
    • to maneuver nimbly.
    • which will make an instant change; dodge; elude one by dodging; escape.
    • inside card-games of spoil-five and forty-five, to win the overall game by winning all of the tips in a single hand.
    • To elude; dodge.
    • To cheat; trick.
    • To jingle; chink: since, the funds jinked.

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