Definition and Meanings for pink

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Pink is ranked 11,321 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of pink

noun, intransitive verb, adjective, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of pink

d. pink d. pinken, pinkoogen, to blink, twinkle with the eyes oe. pinken to prick, probably a nasalized form of pick perh. akin to pick; as if the edges of the petals were picked out. cf. pink, v. t.pos

Meaning of pink


as noun

  • a vessel with a very narrow stern; -- called also pinky.

as intransitive verb

  • to wink; to blink.

as adjective

  • half-shut; winking.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to pierce with small holes; to cut the edge of, as cloth or paper, in small scallops or angles.
  • to stab; to pierce as with a sword.
  • to choose; to cull; to pick out.

as noun

  • a stab.

as noun, transitive verb

  • a name given to several plants of the caryophyllaceous genus dianthus, and to their flowers, which are sometimes very fragrant and often double in cultivated varieties. the species are mostly perennial herbs, with opposite linear leaves, and handsome five-petaled flowers with a tubular calyx.
  • a color resulting from the combination of a pure vivid red with more or less white; -- so called from the common color of the flower.
  • anything supremely excellent; the embodiment or perfection of something.
  • the european minnow; -- so called from the color of its abdomen in summer.

as adjective

  • resembling the garden pink in color; of the color called pink (see 6th pink, 2); as, a pink dress; pink ribbons.
  • No antonyms for pink

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