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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RJD also won Jehanabad assembly seat, whereas BJP's Rinky Rani Pandey will represent Bhabua assembly constituency.
I swear I had to duck to avoid a missile courtesy of wee Bruce juggling a jar of peanut butter that then went into orbit as his Rinky dinky cousin coughed, farted and sneezed all at once.
Moore, who has Dolokhov, Rinky Dink Dawn and Battle Of Wits in one claimer, and Joyful Dream and The Night Is Ours in another, said yesterday: "We've taken stables here for the last couple of years and have space for four horses.
I thank co-program Chair Rinky Parwani (FLLIC), and our committee's own vice char, Gerald Walter Pierre, for their efforts in coordinating this year's joint presentation: How to Market and Make Money Using Alternate Legal Services Plans.
Rinky Kapoor, cofounder and head of the Esthetic Clinic, Mumbai bagged the award for 'The Most Valuable and Admired Cosmetic Dermatologist', announced at the Pharma Leaders Power Brand Awards 2015 organized under the theme Brand India Winning.
Tony hid behind the Ford Transit van he'd been trying to break into and Ian slipped on the rinky iced cobbles of Benson Street as he tried to rush for cover.
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.
Ankit Agarwal [1], Rinky Ahuja [2], Manisha Tijare [3], Sonalika Ghate [4], Anand Tegginamani [5], Sanyog Pathak [6]
29 38 Claire Petulengro's stars p6 There's nothing rinky dink about pink
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.
His relationship with an older airline hostess, Rinky Damani, leads to plans for marriage, which would transform his position within the family, but Rinky breaks off the engagement, and Chotu is lost.
The Rinky Dinks list George Formby, The Clash, Fred Astaire, The Who and "anything else which works on four strings" among their influences.
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.