Meaning of fink

fink

Pronunciation: (fingk), [key]
— Slang. Slang.
—n.
  1. a strikebreaker.
  2. a labor spy.
  3. an informer; stool pigeon.
  4. a contemptible or thoroughly unattractive person.
—v.i.
  1. to inform to the police; squeal.
  2. to act as a strikebreaker; scab.
  3. He said he'd lend me his motorcycle, but he finked out.
    1. to withdraw from or refuse to support a project, activity, scheme, etc.; renege:He said he'd lend me his motorcycle, but he finked out.
    2. to become untrustworthy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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