Definitions

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  • n. a will o' the wisp

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Examples

  • These are the DVD and CDR drives from hinkypunk Mk. 1.

    pyxopotamus Diary Entry

  • Professor Lupin had brought along a glass box containing a hinkypunk, a little one-legged creature who looked as though he were made of wisps of smoke, rather frail and harmless looking.

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • The hinkypunk made a horrible squelching noise against the glass.

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • Ron did very well until he reached the hinkypunk, which successfully confused him into sinking waist-high into the quagmire.

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • Their second to last exam, on Thursday morning, was Defense Against the Dark Arts. Professor Lupin had compiled the most unusual exam any of them had ever taken; a sort of obstacle course outside in the sun, where they had to wade across a deep paddling pool containing a grindylow, cross a series of potholes full of Red Caps, squish their way across a patch of marsh while ignoring misleading directions from a hinkypunk, then climb into an old trunk and battle with a new boggart.

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • i would estimate about 90% of the heat in my room comes from hinkypunk II.

    pyxopotamus Diary Entry

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