HyperDic: clink

English > 4 senses of the word clink:
VERBperceptionclinkmake a high sound typical of glass
perceptionclink, tinkle, tink, chinkmake or emit a high sound
NOUNeventclink, chink, clicka short light metallic sound
artifactclink, jail, jailhouse, gaol, slammer, poky, pokeya correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful / lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
clink > pronunciation
Soundsklih'ngk
Rhymesblink ... zinc: 27 rhymes with ihngk...
English > clink: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA short light metallic sound.
Synonymschink, click
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
Spanishtintineo, tintín
Catalandringadissa, dring, ning-ning
Verbsclinkmake or emit a high sound
clinkmake a high sound typical of glass
English > clink: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful / lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence).
Synonymsjail, jailhouse, gaol, slammer, poky, pokey
NarrowerbastilleA jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner)
holding cellA jail in a courthouse where accused persons can be confined during a trial
hoosegow, hoosgowslang for a jail
house of correction(formerly) a jail or other place of detention for persons convicted of minor offences
lockupjail in a local police station
workhouseA county jail that holds prisoners for periods up to 18 months
Broadercorrectional institutionA penal institution maintained by the government
Spanishcalabozo, cárcel, gayola, gobi, penal, penalti, pokey, presidio, prisión, talego, trullo
Catalancalabós, garjola, penal, pokey, presidi, presó
English > clink: 4 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningmake a high sound typical of glass.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"champagne glasses clinked to make a toast"
Cause totinkle, tink, clink, chinkmake or emit a high sound
BroadersoundCause to sound
Nounsclinka short light metallic sound
English > clink: 4 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningmake or emit a high sound.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymstinkle, tink, chink
Caused byclinkmake a high sound typical of glass
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Spanishtintinear
Catalandringar, tintinabular
Nounsclinka short light metallic sound

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