any of a number of contagious skin diseases caused by certain parasitic fungi and characterized by the formation of ring-shaped eruptive patches.
any of various fungal infections of the skin (esp the scalp) or nails, often appearing as itching circular patches Also called tinea
ringworm ring·worm (rĭng’wûrm’)
Any of a number of contagious fungal skin diseases characterized by ring-shaped scaly itching patches on the skin.
Any of a number of contagious fungal infections of the skin, hair, or nails caused chiefly by species of the genera Microsporum, Trichophyton, and Epidermophyton. Ringworm often causes scaly, itching ring-shaped patches, especially on the skin. Also called tinea.
noun 1. a smooth expanse of ice for ice-skating, often artificially prepared and inside a building or arena. 2. a smooth floor, usually of wood, for roller-skating. 3. a building or enclosure for ice-skating or roller-skating; skating arena. 4. an area of ice marked off for the game of curling. 5. a section of a […]
noun 1. ringhals. noun (pl) -hals, -halses 1. a venomous elapid snake, Hemachatus hemachatus of southern Africa, which spits venom at its enemies from a distance Also called spitting snake
noun, Canadian. 1. a youth who spends a great deal of time at a hockey rink, helping with maintenance work, sweeping, etc., often without pay or in return for free admission to the rink. noun 1. (Canadian, informal) a young person who carries out chores at an ice-hockey rink in return for free skating time […]
adjective 1. inconsequential, amateurish, or of generally inferior quality; small-time: a rinky-dink college; He plays with some rinky-dink team. 2. outmoded or shabby; backward; antiquated: a rinky-dink airline. noun 3. a person or thing that is rinky-dink. rinky-dink