1. To stagnate and wallow in mediocrity.
2. To become bloated and uncomfortable due to lack of activity.
The profits were shinking due to lackluster sales performance.

Without exercise or doing much needed chores at home, Joanna found her body shinking.
by eruditus May 18, 2007
Shopping + Drinking = Shinking
The act of walking through a mall shopping and stopping at bars along the way.
JoJo came to Pennsylvania for our annual pre-Christmas shinking trip.
by Kbright November 23, 2009
When you're lying on the couch in an awkward and uncomfortable position but you can't be bothered turning over.

Origin: The word comes from the swedish word 'skinka' (meaning ham). Ham is slaughtered pig, and being slaughtered can't be very comfortable at all.
-"Man, my back hurts"
-"Why?"
-"I spent the whole evening shinking in front of the TV, I think my spine is twisted"
by Informalskin March 14, 2008

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