from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A contemptible person.
- noun An informer.
- noun A hired strikebreaker.
- intransitive verb To inform against another person.
- intransitive verb To withhold promised support or participation.
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- noun slang Someone who
- verb slang To betray a trust.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
Maybe they routinely slept with undergrads as TA's and no one ever wanted to be known as the fink who turned them in.
In my family, it was considered an insult to be called a fink and even worse to be called a ratfink.
He don 'fink 'bout dem mooch only w'en he git dronk, or git scairt.
Cockney sweetness and a slight speech impediment ( "fink" for
The potheads, though, believe she is a fink for abandoning their narcotized orbit.
In fact, the word “fink” is sprayed on her locker.
Mr. Fitz would say, “Doan fink too mush how bad you feel, jus know you feel and keep koing.”
Rat fink reporter types go for the scourge of Baltimore, HL Mencken, whose collected Prejudices have just been published.
Doan fink too mush how bad you feel, jus know you feel and keep koing.
Every time I think of him I can still hear him say, “Doan fink too mush how bad you feel, jus know you feel and keep koing.”