A slang term used to describe someone who is socialist or is acting like a socialist.
Dude: "Hi there, would you like to sign this petition?
Man 1: "No way you freaking pinko!"
Dude: "Fuck."
by toastyyy boy July 10, 2020
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Contrary to popular belief, used to describe Socialists, as Communism = Red, and Capitalism = White. (See Russian Revolution in your history text book) Red + White = Pink. Therefore, Socialism = Pink.
Boy howdy, I just read The Jungle, and gee whilickers is Upton Sinclair ever a pinko!
by Nemuko May 8, 2003
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Lukewarm communist. Half-way communist. Quasi-communist. Socialist. Uber-collectivist. A Leftista who is not a member of an official communist organization or government. "Anarchists" who support Big Government policies (charlatans). One who believes in peace, order, and appeasement. One who believes in majority rule (mobocracy).
A pinko wears sandals even in the winter time because boots are a Right-Wing concept.
by Iggy Hazard December 15, 2003
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a term used to describe left-wing political advocates, usually communists, in an insulting manner.
I'll shoot any fucking pinko knocking at my door asking for taxes.
by metalmaestro March 24, 2003
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Term that originiated in the Red Scares of the 1950s. If someone were accused of being a communist sympathizer, they were referred to as a "pinko". This originiated when Nixon was running against Ex Officio Senator Douglas for the positionm of California. He accused her of wearing pink underwear, implying that she sympathized with communist parties. Nixon won the election by a landslide.
Ya well, steven is a pinko, so we should kill him, cause we hate communist ideals, being american.
by Eats Babies January 3, 2007
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A communist. It's origins stem from the Communist's use of red flags. Used mostly by hicks.
"You pinko faggots better get the hell offa my lawn!"
by Ed January 7, 2003
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A derogatory term used indicating a person who is sympathetic to Communism

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Pinko (n.), Pinkos (pl.n), Pinkoism, Pinkoisms, Pinkoistic, Pinkoistical, Pinkoisticals...
"Ann Coulter thinks that people who are liberal-minded are Pinkos."

"Stalin was a Pinko."
by meowshi July 31, 2006
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