Definitions for FINKfɪŋk

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word FINK

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

finkfɪŋk

  1. (n.)a strikebreaker.

    Category: Status (usage)

  2. a labor spy.

    Category: Status (usage)

  3. an informer.

    Category: Status (usage)

  4. a contemptible person.

    Category: Status (usage)

  5. (v.i.)to inform to the police; squeal.

    Category: Status (usage)

  6. to act as a strikebreaker; scab.

    Category: Status (usage)

  7. fink out, to renege.

    Category: Status (usage), Verb Phrase

Origin of fink:

1900–05

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fink, snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stool pigeon, stoolie, sneak, sneaker, canary(verb)

    someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police

  2. fink, scab, rat, blackleg(verb)

    take the place of work of someone on strike

  3. confess, squeal, fink(verb)

    confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure

Wiktionary

  1. fink(Noun)

    Someone who betrays a trust.

  2. fink(Verb)

    To betray a trust.

Freebase

  1. Fink

    The Fink project is an effort to port and package open-source Unix programs to Mac OS X. Fink uses dpkg and APT, as well as its own frontend program, fink.


Translations for FINK

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

finch(noun)

one of several kinds of small bird

a greenfinch.

Get even more translations for FINK »

Translation

Find a translation for the FINK definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these FINK definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"FINK." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 15 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/FINK>.

Are we missing a good definition for FINK?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for FINK: