Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
simplyn2deep
1_million_words

Word of the Day 06/18/17 Sinker

Sinker (noun)
sinker [sing-ker]


noun
1. a person or thing that sinks.
2. a person employed in sinking, as one who sinks shafts.
3. a weight, as of lead, for sinking a fishing line or net below the surface of the water.
4. Slang. a doughnut or, sometimes, a biscuit or muffin.
5. Also called sinkerball. Baseball. a pitched ball that curves downward sharply as it reaches the plate.

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1520-30; 1920-25 for def 4; 1925-30 for def 5; sink + -er

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
Tags: daily: word of the day
Subscribe

  • That's it! It's 2021 Everywhere!

    We are done for the year! Well for a minute anyway. Tally up your numbers, post them in the appropriate locations, take a breather and then LETS GET…

  • 1 Hour!

    Your challenge (should you choose to accept it) is to crank out 100 words or 1 graphic inspired by the word: End

  • 2 Hours

    Your challenge (should you choose to accept it) is to crank out 100 words or 1 graphic inspired by the word: Experiment

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments