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Audiences know exactly what's coming and they know from the beginning of the movie that everything's going to be OK and there will be high jinks that will get you from the beginning to the end, and eventually all the misunderstandings will be worked out and everyone will be in love.
Dana Fox

Meaning of "jinks" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD JINKS

Of unknown origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF JINKS

jinks  [dʒɪŋks] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JINKS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Jinks is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES JINKS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Jinks

Jinks may refer to: ▪ Jinx, a type of curse placed on a person, or a person afflicted with a similar curse, and also a slang term used when two people say the same thing at the same time ▪ Jinks, a Danish rapper also known as Ankerstjerne ▪ Jinks, Kentucky ▪ Jinks Island, an island in the Biscoe Islands...

Definition of jinks in the English dictionary

The definition of jinks in the dictionary is boisterous or mischievous play.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JINKS


blinks
blɪŋks
drinks
drɪŋks
hijinks
ˈhaɪˌdʒɪŋks
hypopharynx
ˌhaɪpəʊˈfærɪŋks
jinx
dʒɪŋks
jynx
dʒɪŋks
larynx
ˈlærɪŋks
Lincs
lɪŋks
links
lɪŋks
lynx
lɪŋks
meninx
ˈmiːnɪŋks
methinks
mɪˈθɪŋks
minx
mɪŋks
nasopharynx
ˌneɪzəʊˈfærɪŋks
oropharynx
ˌɔːrəʊˈfærɪŋks
pharynx
ˈfærɪŋks
sphinx
sfɪŋks
Sphynx
sfɪŋks
syrinx
ˈsɪrɪŋks
tiddlywinks
ˈtɪdlɪˌwɪŋks

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JINKS

jingo
jingoish
jingoist
jingoistic
jingoistically
Jinja
Jinjiang
jinjili
jink
jinker
jinn
Jinnah
jinne
jinnee
jinni
jinricksha
jinrickshaw
jinrikisha
jinriksha
jinx

WORDS THAT END LIKE JINKS

Banks
close ranks
Fairbanks
forty winks
golf links
Grand Banks
Hanks
high jinks
hunks
hunting pinks
lower ranks
other ranks
pilliwinks
ranks
return thanks
swimming trunks
thanks
trunks
vote of thanks
yonks

Synonyms and antonyms of jinks in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «jinks» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JINKS

Find out the translation of jinks to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of jinks from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «jinks» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

狂欢作乐
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Jinks
570 millions of speakers

English

jinks
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चहलपहल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جينكس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

веселье
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Jinks
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্ফূর্তি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jinks
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jinks
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Jinks
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ジンクス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

야단법석
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jinks
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

jinks
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆரவார
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Jinks
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

jinks
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

jinks
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Jinks
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

веселощі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nebunii
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

jinks
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

doem
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

jinks
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

jinks
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of jinks

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JINKS»

The term «jinks» is regularly used and occupies the 72.168 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JINKS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about jinks

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QUOTES WITH «JINKS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word jinks.
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Dana Fox
Audiences know exactly what's coming and they know from the beginning of the movie that everything's going to be OK and there will be high jinks that will get you from the beginning to the end, and eventually all the misunderstandings will be worked out and everyone will be in love.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JINKS»

Discover the use of jinks in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to jinks and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Encyclopedia of Jewelry-making Techniques
Provides an overview of the basic equipment and techniques needed to work with traditional materials as well as plastic and acrylic.
Jinks McGrath, 1995
2
Evil Genius
Cadel Piggott has a genius IQ and a fascination with systems of all kinds.
Catherine Jinks, 2008
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An Introduction to the Psychology of Paranormal Belief and ...
When someone admits to a strange experience, such as witnessing an unidentified flying object, having telepathic hunches, or seeing angels or ghosts, listeners usually explain it away as mistaken perception, intoxication, ignorance, or even ...
Tony Jinks, 2011
4
Pagan's Crusade
In twelfth-century Jerusalem, orphaned sixteen-year-old Pagan is assigned to work for Lord Roland, a Templar knight, as Saladin's armies close in on the Holy City.
Catherine Jinks, 2007
5
The Bohemian Jinks: A Treatise (1908)
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
Porter Garnett, 2010
6
The Paradise Trap
An exuberant, roller - coaster family adventure with a mad - cap cast of all - too - believable characters experiencing their dream holidays and worst nightmares.
Catherine Jinks, 2011
7
Eloise
When Bettina begs Eloise to help her aunt contact a dead relative, Eloise conducts a sâeance with unexpected results.
Catherine Jinks, 2007
8
Genius Squad
But why can't he bring himself to tell Saul what the group is really up to? And how can Genius Squad protect Cadel once Prosper English breaks out of jail? This ebook includes a sample chapter of GENIUS WARS.
Catherine Jinks, 2009
9
Eustace: A Ghost Story
When Alethea goes on a school excursion, she finds herself investigating a whole bunch of ghosts. Then two classmates disappear. 10 yrs+
Catherine Jinks, 2003
10
Smith & Wesson
This book features rarely seen historical photographs, advertisements, and company documents culled from the company archives, museums collections, and the private collections of Smith & Wesson collectors.
Roy G. Jinks, Sandra C. Krein, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JINKS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term jinks is used in the context of the following news items.
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'The Gloving' didn't happen insists coach - Blackpool Gazette
Ms Weereratne said it was “a very nasty assault” that had been “much more than high jinks”, adding: “This is your chance to admit it and ... «Blackpool Gazette, Jul 15»
2
Arsenal vs Everton, pre-season friendly: Walcott, Cazorla and Ozil …
Arsenal 2 Everton 0 - Cazorla picks the ball up from a short corner, he jinks one way, drops the shoulder another, then shoots low and hard into ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
than a quarter of young people say 'oh yes' - The Standard
... not just the drivers who are playing with fire - 40% of 18 to 34-year-old passengers admitting to distracting the driver with some saucy hi-jinks. «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
4
Lee Daniels clarifies Instagram post about Emmys | GulfNews.com
Lee Daniels says people took his online high jinks a little too seriously. The Empire creator became a trending topic after posting an ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
5
Real Estate News - Post and Courier
According to Gayle Jinks, the builder serves up seven floor plans in two- and three-story designs at Carolina Park with sizes ranging from 2,072 ... «Charleston Post Courier, Jul 15»
6
Trainwreck Proves Amy Schumer's Greatness and Rescues Judd …
... believably, insolubly complex relationship that provides a plausible backdrop for the high jinks that rightfully make up most of the film's action. «TheStranger.com, Jul 15»
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Review: The Mentalists at the Wyndham's Theatre
After a few moments of believing there may be sexual high jinks in the offing it becomes clear that Ted is paying Morrie to make a videotape of ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
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This record's so bright he's gotta wear shades - News.com.au
There are more road high jinks laid bare in Missing Ol' Johnny Cash which reveals that the Man in Black kept his pills in a paper sack and once ... «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»
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Pleasuring yourself while driving? More than a quarter of young …
... not just the drivers who are playing with fire - 40% of 18 to 34-year-old passengers admitting to distracting the driver with some saucy hi-jinks. «Irish Mirror, Jul 15»
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'Death and Mr. Pickwick,' by Stephen Jarvis - The New York Times
... even if Pickwick's name and the novel's earliest episodes originated with Seymour, the bulk of the imaginative high jinks belonged to Dickens ... «New York Times, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Jinks [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/jinks>. Jul 2019 ».
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