There are 2 definitions of dink in English:

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Pronunciation: /dɪŋk
 
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noun

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Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
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(in science fiction) navigation in outer space

There are 2 definitions of dink in English:

dink2

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Pronunciation: /dɪŋk
 
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noun

  • (In sport) a softly struck hit or kick of the ball that drops abruptly to the ground: a brilliantly controlled backhand dink over the net
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    • Through the second and third sets, the Olympic gold medallist tormented the Czech with chips and dinks.
    • I never like it when I see Djokovic playing his little dinks and sliced drop shots.
    • The big-hitting Ukrainian reacts to the lightest of dinks from the Frenchman with a full-blooded backhand smash.

verb

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  • Hit or kick (the ball) softly so that it drops abruptly to the ground: he dinked a shot over the net to take the second set 7-5
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    • Some of her flat-racket ground-strokes were irresistible and she was not afraid to chip, dink or gamble in tight situations.
    • The Scot doesn't do enough with his response, allowing Djokovic to dink the ball over to win the point.
    • Almost lying on the court, the Serb manages to send the ball back Murray's way before dinking it over the net to go 30-15 up in the seventh game.

Origin

1930s (originally a North American usage): symbolic of the light action.

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Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space