Definition of jinker in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɪŋkə/

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Australian /NZ


1A wheeled conveyance for moving heavy logs.
Example sentences
  • We found a beautiful horse, dead and still harnessed to an immaculate jinker, caught in a tree about 20 feet above normal water level just opposite Jumping Creek.
1.1A light two-wheeled cart.


[with object and adverbial of direction]
Convey in a jinker: walnut logs were jinkered down the hills


Late 19th century: variant of early 19th-century Scots janker, a long pole on wheels for carrying logs.

Words that rhyme with jinker

blinker, clinker, drinker, finca, freethinker, Glinka, Inca, inker, shrinker, sinker, Soyinka, stinker, stotinka, thinker, tinker, Treblinka, winker

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Line breaks: jin|ker

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