- The right way to spell hinkie. :)Something that is out of whack, just a bit off, wrong, confused, suspect.
His directions were a bit hinky, no? That milk taste hinky to you?
Dictionary of american slang with examples. .
Look at other dictionaries:
hinky — /hingˈki/ (US sl) adjective (hinkˈier; hinkˈiest) 1. Anxious 2. Arousing suspicion ORIGIN: Scot henk, hink a limp, hesitation … Useful english dictionary
hinky — adjective a) Acting suspiciously; strange, unusual; acting in a manner as if having something to hide, or seemingly crooked. I thought he might be acting hinky. b) Suspicious (of something). Theres nothing hinky about this … Wiktionary
hinky — I adj Nervous. Riding so fast in a car driven by a knucklehead left Clara a little hinky. 1950s II adj Questionable, suspicious; unreliable, out of whack. The car got hinky and Chad had to put in a new radiator. 1960s … Historical dictionary of American slang
hinky — adjective (hinkier; est) Etymology: alteration of argot hincty suspicious Date: 1956 1. slang nervous, jittery 2. slang suspicious … New Collegiate Dictionary
Hinky — … Wikipedia
HINKY — Heineken, N, V, (Business » NASDAQ Symbols) … Abbreviations dictionary
hinky — adj American 1. inspiring doubt or suspicion; of uncer tain loyalty, origin, etc. This term of unknown derivation is roughly equivalent to the British dodgy 2. cute and/or neat … Contemporary slang
hinky — adj. dishonest; suspicious, nervous … English contemporary dictionary
hinky — adjective (hinkier, hinkiest) N. Amer. informal dishonest or suspect. Origin 1950s: of obscure origin … English new terms dictionary
Hinky Dinky — was a supermarket chain based in Omaha, Nebraska, that operated mainly in Nebraska and Iowa.HistoryThe Hinky Dinky grocery store chain was started by Jule, Henry and Albert Newman, brothers, and Ben Silver, a cousin, in Omaha in 1925. Another… … Wikipedia