Origin of jinkfrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps
verbjinked, jink·ing, jinks
- A quick, evasive turn.
- jinks Rambunctious play; frolic.
Origin of jinkOrigin unknown
- A quick evasive turn.
(third-person singular simple present jinks, present participle jinking, simple past and past participle jinked)
- (intransitive) To make a quick evasive turn.
- To cause a vehicle to make a quick evasive turn.