dink
dink \dink\, n. (Tennis) a ball hit softly that falls to the ground just beyond the net. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Dink — ist der Name folgender Personen: Hrant Dink (1954 2007), armenischer Journalist Dink ist der Name folgender Orte: ein Dorf in Bulgarien DINK ist die Abkürzung für: Double Income, no Kids (engl. für „kinderlose Doppelverdiener“ bzw. double income… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dink — Dink, a. [Etymol. uncertain.] Trim; neat. [Scot.] Burns. {Dink ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dink — dink·er; dink·ey; dink; …   English syllables

  • dink — dink, v. t. To deck; often with out or up. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dink — dink, n. [ca. 1985, acronym from double income no kids.] either of a married couple who both are employed and have no children. The term is often used as the prototype of midde class persons with higher than average disposable income. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dink — dink, n. an Asian person, especially a Vietnamese; used contemptuously, considered disparaging and offensive. [U.S. slang] Syn: slant, slope. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • DINK — [diŋk] n. [d(ouble) i(ncome) n(o) k(ids)] Informal either of two people joined as a married couple who have two incomes and no children: also written dink …   English World dictionary

  • dink — dink1 [diŋk] n. DROP SHOT (sense 2) adj. Baseball of a hit made as a result of striking the ball poorly [a dink double] dink2 [diŋk] n. Slang a fool, jerk, etc. dink3 [diŋk] n. [Slang, Chiefly Mil.] a person born in Southeast Asia, esp. Vietnam,… …   English World dictionary

  • DINK — UK US /dɪŋk/ noun [C] (also dinky) INFORMAL MARKETING ► ABBREVIATION for double/dual income no kids: used to refer to either one of a couple who both have jobs and who have no children: »Luxury goods are marketed to DINKs, who are more likely to… …   Financial and business terms

  • Dink — der; s, s (meist Plur.) Kurzw. aus engl. double income, no kids »doppeltes Einkommen, keine Kinder«> jmd., der in einer Partnerschaft lebt, in der beide Partner einem Beruf nachgehen u. keine Kinder haben, u. der daher über relativ viel Geld… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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