Sinker



noun
1.
a person or thing that sinks.
2.
a person employed in sinking, as one who sinks shafts.
3.
a weight, as of lead, for sinking a fishing line or net below the surface of the water.
4.
Slang. a doughnut or, sometimes, a biscuit or muffin.
5.
Also called sinkerball. Baseball. a pitched ball that curves downward sharply as it reaches the plate.
noun
1.
a weight attached to a fishing line, net, etc, to cause it to sink in water
2.
a person who sinks shafts, etc
3.
(US) an informal word for doughnut
4.
hook, line, and sinker, See hook (sense 18)
sing out
sink
see: hook, line, and sinker

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