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dink off

slang To cause one to become angry. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dink" and "off." Please calm down, I didn't mean to dink you off. I'm so dinked off by this situation—it's amazing that I haven't screamed at the whole staff today.
See also: dink, off

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-dink town and live in the big city.

dink someone off

Sl. to make someone angry. Whatever you do, don't dink her off! Why did you have to start out your speech by dinking off the entire audience?
See also: dink, off

dink

1. n. a person of East Asian (including Japanese) nationality or decent; originally a person of Chinese nationality or descent. (Much used during the Vietnam War for the Vietnamese. Rude and derogatory.) He said he fought against dinks in the war.
2. n. n. the penis, especially a small one. (Usually objectionable.) God, Fred, you really got a dink. Is it full grown yet?
3. and DINK n. double income, no kids; a (young) married couple with two incomes and no children. (Acronym.) The whole neighborhood is populated by dinks. Not a single child on the block.

DINK

verb
See dink

dink someone off

tv. to make someone angry. Why did you have to start out your speech by dinking off the entire audience?
See also: dink, off, someone

rinky-dink

(ˈrɪŋkiˈdɪŋk)
mod. cheap; inferior; broken down. I sold my rinky-dink old car yesterday.
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"The three most popular investment vehicles for the middle class, modern women and DINKs are properties, term deposits, and domestic stocks," the report said.
"Consistent with their overall conservative attitude, only 7% of the middle class (10% and 7% respectively for modern women and DINKs) have engaged the services of an investment professional.
"Again, consistent with their preference for holding onto properties as an investment, 37% of the middle class's family assets are in the form of properties (39% and 35% respectively for modern women and DINKs).
"The middle class (and the two sub-segments of modern women and DINKs) are clearly very keen internet users.
Indeed, the second most important aspiration for modern women is earning higher returns on their investments, which is the third most important aspiration for the middle class and DINKs. Self-cultivation/improvement and study overseas follow as fourth and fifth in importance respectively.
The lifestyles and consumption patterns shown for the middle class and its two sub-segments of modern women and DINKs are revealing in how similar they are.
"One would have thought that modern women (a gender specific segment with higher levels of education) may show lifestyles and consumption patterns distinct in some ways from the general middle class; and similarly for DINKs with their distinctive and unusual (for China for now) lifestyles preferences," the report said.
"The overall size of DINK households is still very small in China, estimated at 600,000 in 2006," the report said.
"The same difference observed above in international travel is evident in domestic travel; DINK couples tend to travel with their spouse much more often than the middle class or modern women households."