Definitions of pink

  1. To pierce with small holes; to cut the edge of, as cloth or paper, in small scallops or angles.
  2. To stab; to pierce as with a sword.
  3. Anything supremely excellent; the embodiment or perfection of something.
  4. 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.
  5. The European minnow; - so called from the color of its abdomen in summer.
  6. Pierce with small round holes; work in eyelet holes; scallop the edge of, as cloth, by cutting with an iron tool called a pinking iron; prick, as with a sword.
  7. To stab or pierce.
  8. To work in eyelet holes: to cut in small scollops or angles.
  9. To work in eyelet holes; cut in small serrated scallops.
  10. To decorate with holes; puncture; stab.
  11. To choose; to cull; to pick out.
  12. To wink; to blink.
  13. To pierce with small holes; to prick; to stab.
  14. To work eyelet- holes in; to pierce or punch with small holes; to stab.
  15. any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
  16. a light shade of red
  17. sound like a car engine that is firing too early; " the car pinged when I put in low- octane gasoline"; " The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded"
  18. A stab.
  19. 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.
  20. A vessel with a very narrow stern; - called also pinky.
  21. A very light- red color; a garden flower with sharp- pointed leaves and a sweet, spicy fragrance: anything of supreme excellence; as, her manners are the pink of perfection.
  22. A plant with beautiful flowers: a shade of light- red color like that of the flower: the minnow, from the color of its abdomen in summer: that which is supremely excellent.
  23. A flowering plant; pale red color.
  24. Pale red.
  25. A pale rose color.
  26. A type of excellence.
  27. A plant of the genus dianthus with beautiful flowers; a light- red colour, like that of the flower; something superlatively excellent; the min now.
  28. A flower of a brilliant colour- so called from its sharp- pointed and somewhat rigid leaves; a light- red colour; anything supremely excellent- from the pink being taken as the type of a flower; a narrow- sterned vessel.
  29. similar to the natural color of pinks
  30. Half- shut; winking.
  31. Resembling the garden pink in color; of the color called pink ( see 6th Pink, 2); as, a pink dress; pink ribbons.
  32. Of a very light- red color.
  33. Like the pink in colour.
  34. Of the colour of pink.