jinks


jinks
noun
noisy and mischievous merrymaking
Syn: ↑high jinks, ↑hijinks, ↑high jinx
Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form
Hypernyms: ↑merrymaking, ↑conviviality, ↑jollification

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high jinks

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\\ˈjiŋ(k)s\ noun plural but singular in construction
Etymology: origin unknown

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jinks [jinks] [dʒɪŋks] [dʒɪŋks] noun

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