- 1A weight used to sink a fishing line or sounding line.More example sentences
- The Cod were playing hard to get and the squid baits had to be just about holding the bottom, so that if you lifted the sinker off the bottom by a few yards, the tide would wash the end rig a few yards further downtide.
- If the sinker is light, then the flow of the tide can lift your baits twenty or thirty feet away from the bottom and the feeding fish!
- Another result of human interaction is lead poisoning resulting from ingestion of fishing sinkers.
- 2 (also sinker ball) Baseball A pitch that drops markedly as it nears home plate.More example sentences
- But I wasn't looking for that pitch because he was now throwing sinkers away.
- Now he's trying to smooth out his delivery and return the sink to his sinker.
- Davey is more accurate than he was in the minors, but he might need to aim higher or take some of the sink out of his sinker.
- 3A type of windsurfing board of insufficient buoyancy to support a person unless moving fast.More example sentences
- In 1981 Jaap beat his own record with 25.2 knots on a new sinker.
- 4US A doughnut.More example sentences
- We had some sinkers for breakfast and I can feel them yet.
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