jinks jinks  /ˈdʒɪŋks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) noisy and mischievous merrymaking

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Most of this got spun by family retainers into the playful high jinks of a raucous clan.
  2. The Federal Trade Commission took a bilious view of these promotional high jinks.
  3. The hit NBC comedy The Office invites viewers to submit photos of the high jinks in their own work spaces.

News

  • Brady THomsen state meet 06/12/13

    Brady Thomsen, who took fifth place in the discus throw at the state meet, pictured here with throwing coach Dan Jinks (left). Welcome to the discussion.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Grand Rapids Herald-Review

Quotes

  1. "It was daft fun and high jinks and people that are into my comedy appreciate that occasionally I will err," says Brand of the calls, broadcast on his BBC radio show, that prompted 30,000 complaints and a condemnation from British Prime Minister...
    on Feb 8, 2009 By: Russell Brand Source: The Age

  2. "In the original script, (the narration) was described as imagine Patrick Stewart reading you a bedtime story," Fuller recalled. "But (co-executive producer) Dan Jinks said, 'I'ma big fan of the Harry Potter books, so we should get Jim Dale....
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Bryan Fuller Source: Palm Beach Post

  3. On the going year, Mirza said, "2005 have broken the jinks. I had my first two hits. I can't call them my hit films but I was a part of two very big hits and I am looking forward to some independent solo blockbusters".
    on Dec 30, 2005 By: Dia Mirza Source: SantaBanta.com

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