jink

Definitions:

  • To make a quick, evasive turn.
  • To cause (a vehicle or an aircraft, for example) to make a quick, evasive turn.
  • A quick, evasive turn.
  • Rambunctious play; frolic.
  • To jingle; chink: as, the money <em>jinked.</em>
  • A quick illusory turn; the act of eluding another.
  • In the card-games of spoil-five and forty-five, the winning of all the tricks in a hand by one side.
  • To move nimbly.
  • To make a quick turn; dodge; elude a person by dodging; escape.
  • In the card-games of spoil-five and forty-five, to win the game by winning all the tricks in one hand.
  • To elude; dodge.
  • To cheat; trick.
  • The sharp jingle of coins; hence, coin itself; chink.
  • To move quickly, esp. with a sudden turn; hence, to dodge; to escape by a quick turn; -- obs. or dial., except as a hunting term in pig-sticking.
  • In the games of spoilfive and forty-five, to win the game by taking all five tricks; also, to play to win all five tricks, losing what has been already won if unsuccessful.
  • A quick evasive turn.
  • To make a quick evasive turn.
  • To cause a vehicle to make a quick evasive turn.
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