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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  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

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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


  1. fink(Noun)

    Someone who betrays a trust.

  2. fink(Verb)

    To betray a trust.


  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.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


one of several kinds of small bird

a greenfinch.

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