jinks, prankish or frolicsome activities.
British Dialect. 2 .
to move swiftly or jerkily or make a quick turn in order to dodge or elude
a jinking movement
“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.
To takeevasive action; dodge; zig-zag: went jinking down the field, shot and missed/ She jinked sideways to avoid an oncoming truck
[1785+; fr northern English dialect jink, ”make a quick evasive turn,” adopted into the idiom of rugby football; popularized by Vietnam War Air Force use]
[jing-ker] /ˈdʒɪŋ kər/ noun, Australian. 1. a sulky. 2. any of various carts or trailers used to transport logs and timber. /ˈdʒɪŋkə/ noun 1. (Austral) a vehicle for transporting timber, consisting of a tractor and two sets of wheels for supporting the logs
[jingk] /dʒɪŋk/ noun 1. jinks, prankish or frolicsome activities. 2. British Dialect. 2 . /dʒɪŋks/ plural noun 1. boisterous or mischievous play (esp in the phrase high jinks) /dʒɪŋk/ verb 1. to move swiftly or jerkily or make a quick turn in order to dodge or elude noun 2. a jinking movement v. “to wheel […]
[Chinese jin-mœn] /Chinese ˈdʒɪnˈmœn/ noun, Pinyin. 1. .
[jin] /dʒɪn/ noun, plural jinns (especially collectively) jinn. Islamic Mythology. 1. any of a class of spirits, lower than the angels, capable of appearing in human and animal forms and influencing humankind for either good or evil. /dʒɪn/ noun 1. (often functioning as sing) the plural of jinni n. 1680s, djen, from Arabic jinn, collective […]