Meaning of sinker
Pronunciation: (sing'kur), [key]
- a person or thing that sinks.
- a person employed in sinking, as one who sinks shafts.
- a weight, as of lead, for sinking a fishing line or net below the surface of the water.
- a doughnut or, sometimes, a biscuit or muffin.
- a pitched ball that curves downward sharply as it reaches the plate.
- sinker (Thesaurus)