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pinko Syllabification: pink·o
Pronunciation: /ˈpiNGkō/

Definition of pinko in English:

noun (plural pinkos or pinkoes)

informal , derogatory , chiefly North American
A person with left-wing or liberal views.
Example sentences
  • Only pinkoes and liberals, they said, would slap down $9 to see a documentary film.
  • The Western media are never targeted because they are lefty pinkos who do the terrorists' job for them.
  • To increase taxes now would be to raise the white flag and surrender to the poverty lobby and the liberal lefties and pinkos in the media.

Words that rhyme with pinko

ginkgo, stinko

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