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rinky-dinkadjective

uk   us   /ˈrɪŋ.ki.dɪŋk/ US informal
having little ​importance or ​influence, or ​old-fashioned or of ​poorquality: Their ​familybusiness is a rinky-dink ​operation.
(Definition of rinky-dink from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rinky-dink”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无足轻重的, 无价值的, 过时的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無足輕重的, 無價值的, 過時的…
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