sinkward

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sink +‎ -ward

Adverb[edit]

sinkward (not comparable)

  1. Towards a sink.
    • 1986, Betty Rollin, Last Wish
      He takes the fruit and a knife sinkward, and as the women fashion plans he slices melon and devours the red fibers, spitting seeds into the hollow tub.
    • 2009 February 22, S.S. Fair, “Curl, Interrupted”, New York Times:
      Remove with warm water and don’t freak when the little black “tubes” fall sinkward.