hijinks vs jinks what difference

what is difference between hijinks and jinks

English

Noun

hijinks pl (plural only)

  1. Alternative spelling of high jinks


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dʒɪŋks/

Homophone: jinx

Etymology 1

Noun

jinks

  1. plural of jink

Verb

jinks

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of jink

Etymology 2

Interjection

jinks

  1. Indication of surprise or amazement; jinkies.
    • 1924, D. H. Lawrence, The Boy in the Bush
      We scrubbed ’em with horse-brushes on the stones. Jinks, but I rubbed some holes in ’em!

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