> gink > > gink gink. slang (orig. U.S.). Of obscure origin. A fellow; a man. > (Freq. pejorative.) > > * 1910 Sat. Even. Post 22 Oct. 12/3, I don't believe that all > these ginks have got coin enough to support one good game. > > * 1919 Wodehouse Damsel in Distress ii, I'm certain this gink is > giving her a raw deal. > > * 1927 Sunday Express 6 Feb. 4 One of America's noblemen, a great > pirate, a gink with nerve. > > * 1930 G. Mitchell Myst. Butcher's Shop xiv. 164 When I 'ears > silly ginks in this 'ere bar talking about 'im doin' this 'ere > murder, I says to 'em [etc.]. > > * 1957 L. P. Hartley Hireling 134 Hughie was a heel or a gink or > anything you liked to call him. > > * 1961 Times 19 Dec. 7/7 There are ginks running these schools > and interfering with small boys. > > * 1970 A. Draper Swansong for Rare Bird viii. 71 George wasn't > the most talkative gink alive.