Sinker may refer to:

  • Sinker (fishing), a weight used in fishing
  • Sinker (baseball), a type of baseball pitch
  • In mining, a skilled man who contracted to sink new shafts.
  • Sinker (Beyond the Black Stump), a character in Beyond the Black Stump, an Australian comic strip
  • George Sinker (1900–1986), MA, Bishop of Nagpur and Provost of Birmingham Cathedral
  • John Sinker (1874–1936), MA, an eminent Anglican priest and author in the 20th century
  • Sinker nail, commonly used in wood-frame construction
  • Sinker root, an enlarged, somewhat straight to tapering plant root that grows vertically downward
  • A doughnut, slang usually used to suggest dunking (or "sinking") it in coffee

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