Pronunciation: chĭņkt
n.1.A small cleft, rent, or fissure, of greater length than breadth; a gap or crack; as, the chinks of a wall.
1.a chinaman; a chinese person; - disparaging and offensive.
v. i.1.To crack; to open.
[imp. & p. p. Chinked (chĭņkt); p. pr. & vb. n. Chinking.]
v. t.1.To cause to open in cracks or fissures.
2.To fill up the chinks of; as, to chink a wall.
n.1.A short, sharp sound, as of metal struck with a slight degree of violence.
2.Money; cash.
v. t.1.To cause to make a sharp metallic sound, as coins, small pieces of metal, etc., by bringing them into collision with each other.
v. i.1.To make a slight, sharp, metallic sound, as by the collision of little pieces of money, or other small sonorous bodies.
Noun1.chink - offensive terms for a person of Chinese descent
Synonyms: Chinaman
2.chink - a narrow opening as e.g. between planks in a wall
3.chink - a short light metallic sound
Synonyms: click, clink
Verb1.chink - make or emit a high sound; "tinkling bells"
Synonyms: tink, tinkle, clink
2.chink - fill the chinks of, as with caulking
3.chink - make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint"
Synonyms: check
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