rinky-dink

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rinky-dink

Insignificant or subpar. This rinky-dink old house needs a lot of renovations. I can't wait to get out of this rinky-dinky town and live in the big city.

rinky-dink

(ˈrɪŋkiˈdɪŋk)
mod. cheap; inferior; broken down. I sold my rinky-dink old car yesterday.
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Reserves: Bisco Kid, Black Goat, Briar Lane Lilly, Demon Bound (M), Gitana, Leemount Frano, Lisneal Emily, Out Of Thorpe (M), Powerstown Ivory (M), Rinky Dinky, Tullymurry Genie (M), Youngiftednblack (M).
This is not a rinky dinky tee shirt printer, has a 6.
Reserves: Blueview Pearl (M), Brekon's Bella, Bruis Icon, Chaotic Seraph (M), Derrane Shiner (M), Drumna Shannon (M), Gitana, Nyla Courage, Rinky Dinky, Russmur Prince.
29 38 Claire Petulengro's stars p6 There's nothing rinky dink about pink
Rinky Dinky (T3), who came in as a reserve for last week's heats off a generous 11-metre handicap mark, looks a penalty kick and will be short odds to oblige.
Derek Jeffery, Heswall READERS who listened avidly as I did to Radio Caroline will remember Tom Lodge and his signature tune Rinky Dink, recorded by the Johnny Howard Band.
Finally, he asks about a ditty his father used to sing that started "Kye mi nair-o, Kilt a cair-o" and ended with "Rollo-man and Rinky, Rim, ram, put him in a coil 'oil.
The Rinky Dinks list George Formby, The Clash, Fred Astaire, The Who and "anything else which works on four strings" among their influences.
Earlier, we were afraid to speak openly about our identities, we are not afraid anymore," said Rinky, a volunteer at the NGO.
Liberal Larry" Moreland, who frequently used the "Latin" term "rinkidinkius payus, rinkidinkius gettus," which he translated as "You pay for rinky-dink, you get rinky dinky I was never certain if he was referring to the relatively inexpensive tuition or faculty salaries at that particular state college, but I am certain that the phrase applies to construction as well as higher education.
The guitars are backed with a 60s rinky dink organ sound, the vocals gruff and multi-tracked.
The Mute Rail and Rinky Tink Rail easily install into any Grand Piano to turn it into a Rinky Tink piano or bring down the volume level of playback as you practice or play your player system.
06 (450m): Rainham Flower, Rinky Dinky, Orbsen Myth, Out Of Thorpe (M), Mill Champers (M), Poolie Wish (M).
18 (450m): Rinky Dinky, Stevens Whitesox, Caulry Special, Darlo Dougie (M), Leamaneigh Lucy (M), Glenside Poppy (W).
Lots of rinky dink tea shops, a couple of decent pubs and the best Thai restaurant I've been to (the salt and pepper ribs are still emblazoned on my mind).