[ping-koh] /ˈpɪŋ koʊ/ Older Slang: Disparaging.
noun, plural pinkos, pinkoes.
a person with left-wing, but not extreme, political opinions.
a person who leans toward communist ideology.
1 (def 10).
noun (mainly US, derogatory) (pl) -os, -oes
a person regarded as mildly left-wing
1936, derogatory slang form of pink (n.), used of people whose social or political views “have a tendency toward ‘red;’ ” a metaphor that had existed since at least 1837. As an adjective by 1957.
: How come those Niggers and those creepy pinko hippies call us names like ”pigs”? (1957+)
A person of liberal or mildly radical socialist political opinions; pink: Nixon liked to call people pinkos (1936+)
noun 1. . noun 1. a rhododendron, Rhododendron macrophyllum, of western North America, having large clusters of rose-purple flowers spotted with brown: the state flower of Washington.
[pingk-root, -roo t] /ˈpɪŋkˌrut, -ˌrʊt/ noun 1. the of any of various plants belonging to the genus Spigelia, of the logania family, especially that of S. marilandica of the U.S., that is used as a vermifuge. 2. any of these plants. /ˈpɪŋkˌruːt/ noun 1. any of several loganiaceous plants of the genus Spigelia, esp S. […]
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of onions and other plants, characterized by pink, withered roots, caused by a fungus, Pyrenochaeta terrestris.
[pingk] /pɪŋk/ noun 1. a color varying from light crimson to pale reddish purple. 2. any of several plants of the genus Dianthus, as the clove pink or carnation. Compare . 3. the flower of such a plant; carnation. 4. the highest form or degree; prime: a runner in the pink of condition. 5. Older […]