Meaning of jinker in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdʒɪŋkə/


Australian, New Zealand
  • 1A wheeled conveyance for moving heavy logs.

    • ‘We found a beautiful horse, dead and still harnessed to an immaculate jinker, caught in a tree about 20 feet above normal water level just opposite Jumping Creek.’
    1. 1.1A light two-wheeled cart.


Australian, New Zealand with object and adverbial of direction
  • Convey in a jinker.

    • ‘walnut logs were jinkered down the hills’


Late 19th century variant of early 19th-century Scots janker, a long pole on wheels for carrying logs.