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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.
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.
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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?
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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 someone off
tv. to make someone angry. Why did you have to start out your speech by dinking off the entire audience?
mod. cheap; inferior; broken down. I sold my rinky-dink old car yesterday.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.