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DINK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does DINK mean? 

DINK (noun)
  The noun DINK has 2 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: DINK used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DINK (noun)


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Meaning:

A couple who both have careers and no children (an acronym for dual income no kids)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("DINK" is a kind of...):

couple; match; mates (a pair of people who live together)

Domain usage:

acronym (a word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name)


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Meaning:

A soft return so that the tennis ball drops abruptly after crossing the net

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

drop shot; dink

Hypernyms ("dink" is a kind of...):

return (a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player)


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