Definition of Pinko

1. Noun. A person with mildly leftist political views.

Exact synonyms: Pink
Generic synonyms: Collectivist, Left-winger, Leftist



Definition of Pinko

1. Noun. (often derogatory) A socialist who is not wholly communist. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pinko

1. a person who holds somewhat radical political views [n PINKOS or PINKOES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinko

pinkier
pinkies
pinkiest
pinkify
pinking
pinking-shear
pinking shears
pinkings
pinkish
pinkishly
pinkishness
pinkishnesses
pinkly
pinkness
pinknesses
pinko (current term)
pinkoes
pinkos
pinkroot
pinkroots
pinks
pinkskin
pinkskins
pinkster
pinkwash
pinkwashed
pinkwashes
pinkwashing
pinky
pinledge

Literary usage of Pinko

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1. The Peccary--with Observations on the Introduction of Pigs to the New World by R. A. Donkin (1985)
"925 (pinko); Cisneros, 1764: pp. 22, 26 (pinque); Fermín, 1765: 1: p. ... Paika and pinko in Dumont, 1976: p.. 82 Schomburgk (1840-1844), 1847-1848: 3: p. ..."

2. Records of Buckinghamshire, Or, Papers and Notes on the History, Antiquities by Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society (1870)
"... 1613, between George Pickering and John Carey* and Robert pinko, Warden of New College, Oxford. Whereas the aforesaid Pickering and Carey together with ..."

3. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1841)
"The primrose I will pu', the firstling o' the year, And I will pu' the pink, the emblem o' my dear; For she's the pinko' womankind, and blooms without a ..."

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