Example sentences for: jinks

How can you use “jinks” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Twenty years ago, it was still widely accepted as harmless high jinks.

  • All these high jinks have the Globe worried that DiCaprio could end up with the same medical condition for which the Star says Clinton is receiving treatment.

  • M*A*S*H --at least the TV version--offered a pseudo-anti-war stance while enjoying frat boy high jinks: I believe their contract with CBS required that in every third episode the entire camp would see Loretta Swit in the shower and then Alan Alda would wring his hands sensitively.

  • "Failed pitch for the next season's Real World : Wacky high jinks ensue when a group of reproductive-rights activists are picked to live in a neoclassical beaux-arts science institution on Central Park West and have their lives taped for a 24-hour news channel."

  • This sounds like racy stuff, but critics say the story has the "structure and implacable momentum of a stern moral fable" (Holden, the New York Times ) and is more interested in dissecting the slow tragedy of the couple's disintegrating marriage than in high jinks.


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