[hingk-tee] /ˈhɪŋk ti/
adjective, hinctier, hinctiest. Slang.
conceited or snobbish.
[hing-kee] /ˈhɪŋ ki/
adjective, hinkier, hinkiest. Slang.
acting in a nervous or very cautious way.
Whenever he agrees with me, you know something hinky is going on!
nervous or suspicious; acting suspiciously
The teenagers were acting hinky.
alteration of hincty
“conceited,” by 1924 in U.S. black slang. Cf. obsolete Scottish hichty (c.1500), considered an alteration of height-y.
[1924+ Black; origin unknown]
Suspicious; curious: Something hinky is going down/ driver of the pimpmobile looks hinky
[1970s+; origin unknown]
[hahynd] /haɪnd/ adjective 1. situated in the rear or at the back; posterior: the hind legs of an animal. [hahynd] /haɪnd/ noun, plural hinds (especially collectively) hind. 1. Zoology. the female of the deer, chiefly the red deer, especially in and after the third year. 2. any of several speckled serranid fishes of the genus […]
[hin-duh-fel] /ˈhɪn dəˌfɛl/ noun 1. .
[hahynd-breyn] /ˈhaɪndˌbreɪn/ noun, Anatomy. 1. the most posterior of the three primary divisions of the in the embryo of a vertebrate or the part of the adult derived from this tissue, including the cerebellum, pons, and medulla oblongata; rhombencephalon. /ˈhaɪndˌbreɪn/ noun 1. the nontechnical name for rhombencephalon hindbrain hind·brain (hīnd’brān’) n. See rhombencephalon. hindbrain (hīnd’brān’) […]
noun 1. . noun 1. a word formed by omitting the last part of the form from which it is derived.