Definition of jinker in English:

jinker

noun

Australian, NZ
  • 1A wheeled conveyance for moving heavy logs.

    • ‘We found a beautiful horse, dead and still harnessed to an immaculate jinker, caught in a tree about 20 feet above normal water level just opposite Jumping Creek.’
    1. 1.1 A light two-wheeled cart.

verb

Australian, NZ
  • with object and adverbial of direction Convey in a jinker.

    ‘walnut logs were jinkered down the hills’

Origin

Late 19th century: variant of early 19th-century Scots janker, a long pole on wheels for carrying logs.

Pronunciation

jinker

/ˈdʒɪŋkə/