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English adjective: pink

1. pink of a light shade of red


Synonymspinkish


Similarchromatic


Antonymsachromatic, neutral


English noun: pink

1. pink (attribute) a light shade of red


Broader (hypernym)chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour


Narrower (hyponym)apricot, carnation, coral, peach, pinkness, purplish pink, rose, rosiness, salmon pink, solferino, yellowish pink

2. pink (plant) any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers


Synonymsgarden pink


Broader (hypernym)flower


Narrower (hyponym)button pink, carnation, cheddar pink, china pink, clove pink, cottage pink, Diangus gratianopolitanus, Dianthus barbatus, Dianthus caryophyllus, Dianthus chinensis, Dianthus deltoides, Dianthus latifolius, Dianthus plumarius, Dianthus supurbus, fringed pink, gillyflower, grass pink, maiden pink, rainbow pink, sweet William


Member meronymDianthus, genus Dianthus

3. pink (person) a person with mildly leftist political views


Synonymspinko


Broader (hypernym)collectivist, left-winger, leftist


English verb: pink

1. pink (perception) make light, repeated taps on a surface


SamplesHe was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently.


Synonymsknock, rap, tap


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go, sound

2. pink (perception) sound like a car engine that is firing too early


SamplesThe car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline.
The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded.


Synonymsknock, ping


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, sound

3. pink (contact) cut in a zigzag pattern with pinking shears, in sewing


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut









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