- The definition of gink is a slang term for a boy or a man that might seem odd or foolish.
An example of a gink is how you might describe a man with unusual mannerisms or style.
Origin: from uncertain or unknown; perhaps dialect, dialectal gink, a trick (from source Scottish ginkie, term of reproach applied to a woman)
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Origin: Origin unknown.