Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun noisy and mischievous merrymaking.

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  • noun Plural form of jink.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of jink.

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

  • noun noisy and mischievous merrymaking

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Examples

  • The club indulges in revelries which it calls "jinks" -- high and low, at intervals -- and each of these gatherings is faithfully portrayed in oils by hands that know their business.

    American Notes

  • The club indulges in revelries which it calls "jinks" -- high and low, at intervals -- and each of these gatherings is faithfully portrayed in oils by hands that know their business.

    American Notes

  • The funny thing is, if he had it all to do over again, doubled the jab and threw the "jinks" as a lead, he might have won.

    East Side Boxing

  • The funny thing is, if he had it all to do over again, doubled the jab and threw the "jinks" as a lead, he might have won.

    East Side Boxing

  • "jinks" were over, and that was quite enough to make it unpopular.

    Mystic London: or, Phases of occult life in the metropolis

  • Something tells me that when Martha Stewart burst onto the scene a few decades ago -- only to watch her celebrity soar as a modern-day Happy Homemaker -- she may not have ever imagined she'd be thrust into the high-tech hi-jinks of 2011.

    Greg Archer: Martha Stewart Moves Into A New Era (VIDEOS)

  • Something tells me that when Martha Stewart burst onto the scene a few decades ago -- only to watch her celebrity soar as a modern-day Happy Homemaker -- she may not have ever imagined she'd be thrust into the high-tech hi-jinks of 2011.

    Greg Archer: Martha Stewart Moves Into A New Era (VIDEOS)

  • Something tells me that when Martha Stewart burst onto the scene a few decades ago -- only to watch her celebrity soar as a modern-day Happy Homemaker -- she may not have ever imagined she d be thrust into the high-tech hi-jinks of 2011.

    Greg Archer: Martha Stewart Moves Into A New Era (VIDEOS)

  • Glee's Heather Morris teased that in the Super Bowl episode there are more high jinks in store for ditzy Brittany, as Sue makes it her mission to shoot the cheerleader out of a cannon.

    Seen & Heard: Fox TCA Party

  • There's a method to Mr. Freese's marketing high jinks.

    When a $5 Download Just Isn't Enough

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