Slang, Chiefly Military: a person born in southeast Asia, especially Vietnam, or of southeast Asian descent: a term of hostility and contempt.

in reference to a couple, stands for "Double Income, No Kids" -- implies a yuppie standard of living.

ding = D = dinosaur

dink /dink/ adj.

Said of a machine that has the bitty box nature; a machine too small to be worth bothering with -- sometimes the system you're currently forced to work on. First heard from an MIT hacker working on a CP/M system with 64K, in reference to any 6502 system, then from fans of 32-bit architectures about 16-bit machines. "GNUMACS will never work on that dink machine." Probably derived from mainstream `dinky', which isn't sufficiently pejorative. See macdink.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

Dink (?), a. [Etymol. uncertain.]

Trim; neat.

[Scot.] Burns. -- Dink"ly, adv.

 

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Dink, v. t.

To deck; -- often with out or up.

[Scot.]

 

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