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Pink meaning

pink - 15 dictionary results

  1. 1. of a light shade of red
  2. 2. To wink; to blink.
  3. 3. Half- shut; winking.
  4. 4. To pierce with small holes; to cut the edge of, as cloth or paper, in small scallops or angles.
  5. 5. To stab; to pierce as with a sword.
  6. 6. A stab.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. Anything supremely excellent; the embodiment or perfection of something.
  9. 9. Resembling the garden pink in color; of the color called pink ( see 6th Pink, 2); as, a pink dress; pink ribbons.
  10. 10. A vessel with a very narrow stern; - called also pinky.
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. The European minnow; - so called from the color of its abdomen in summer.
  13. 13. A flowering plant; pale red color.
  14. 14. Pale red.
  15. 15. To work in eyelet holes; cut in small serrated scallops.

pink - examples of usage

  1. Nan's face looked pink, after one's eyes had got so used to the whiteness of the snow. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  2. Mavis' little face showed pink and warm as a baby's above the bed clothes. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. Doggie took out his pink packet and lit a cigarette. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
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