dink dink  /ˈdɪŋk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a couple who both have careers and no children (an acronym for dual income no kids)
  2. (n) a soft return so that the tennis ball drops abruptly after crossing the net

Usage(s):

  1. Of course, many of the people who invested money with Madoff didn't know they were relying on a rinky-dink accounting firm to watch over their investments.
  2. CUT to the clock screen and DINK,dink, DINK, dink, DINK dink for the final three seconds.
  3. Here in LA, 2012 has become something of an industry punch line, because practically every FX shop in town has been hired to do shots to get it done, even the rinky-dink ones.

News

  • Search committees formed for Ga. college president

    ATLANTA (AP) — Two committees have been formed as part of a national search for the next president of Middle Georgia State College. Currently, John Black is serving as interim president of the college with campuses in Macon, Cochran, Dublin, Eastman and Warner Robins. Regents Chair Dink NeSmith announced the appointment Tuesday of 15 people to a campus-based committee, which will forward between ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WDEF Chattanooga

Quotes

  1. "A little nervous at first, but once I settled in and kept the ball down it went well," Lerew said. "A couple of dink hits there in the seventh and ultimately the homer. It's frustrating."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Anthony Lerew Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "I am declaring once more as an answer to provocateurs who have blood in their hands that bullets fired at Hrant Dink were fired at all of us," Erdogan told his AK Party.
    on Jan 20, 2007 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: Reuters

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