from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
  • v. confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure
  • v. take the place of work of someone on strike


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  • "When you're looking at something with your eyes, there's a particular direction you're looking in," says Ayman Abouraddy a research scientist in Fink's lab.

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  • Bubblegum Fink is a perverse genius dedicated to creating bubblegum card series for films that never got bubblegum cards.

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  • Also, it occurred to me that what's in the box in Barton Fink is Schrödinger’s cat.

    "I see a door, holes in the floor."

  • Richard Paul Fink is also excellent as Alberich not overplaying the character’s pathetic qualities.

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  • "We won't get any farther here," called Fink as he surveyed the enemy column through his sight.

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  • UGA President Michael Adams called Fink "a dear personal friend and the consummate colleague and teacher."

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  • Howard Finkel, also known as The Fink, is probably one of the most well-known ring announcers of the era, and he does a great job announcing all of the wrestlers, especially during title changes.


  • Just watch your penmanship; that "Fink" could almost be mistaken for "Tink".

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  • My first thought upon seeing the "Fink" cake was, "Oh geez, I hope that cake wasn't meant for my friend Tink."

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  • Perhaps the "Fink" cake is actually a poorly-penned cake for someone nicknamed "Tink"?

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