Kinker vs Rinker - What's the difference?

kinker | rinker |


As nouns the difference between kinker and rinker

is that kinker is a performer in a circus while rinker is (colloquial) one who skates at a rink.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

kinker

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A performer in a circus.
  • * 2006 , Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants , Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, pages 36-37:
  • "So, what's the vernacular then?" I say finally. ¶ "They're called kinkers," says Camel..."don't you go calling them 'kinkers' to their faces, neither." ¶ "What do I call them?" ¶ "Performers...There's them and there's us, and you're us," says Camel.

    Synonyms

    * performer

    rinker

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (colloquial) One who skates at a rink.
  • (Webster 1913)