jinks








noun

  1. jinks, prankish or frolicsome activities.
  2. British Dialect. chink2

pl n

  1. boisterous or mischievous play (esp in the phrase high jinks)

verb

  1. to move swiftly or jerkily or make a quick turn in order to dodge or elude

noun

  1. a jinking movement
v.

“to wheel or fling about in dancing,” 1715, Scottish, of unknown origin. As a noun, 1786, “act of eluding,” probably from the verb in the sense “elude” (1774). For high jinks, see hijinks.

see high jinks.

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