[ UK /t‍ʃˈɪŋk/ ]
[ US /ˈtʃɪŋk/ ]
  1. (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent
  2. a short light metallic sound
  3. a narrow opening as e.g. between planks in a wall
  1. make or emit a high sound
    tinkling bells
  2. make cracks or chinks in
    The heat checked the paint
  3. fill the chinks of, as with caulking
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How To Use chink In A Sentence

  • Make a fortune and have fun Come to the pachinko parlor!
  • And pachinko is a national obsession, the parlours offering gaudy arrays of noisy pinball machines where many Japanese contentedly gamble the hours away.
  • Furthermore I have among a large number of hybrids, two of very high quality between the American sweet chestnut and the chinkapin. Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Fifteenth Annual Meeting New York City, September 3, 4 and 5, 1924
  • It puts us in a jeopardous position - it's one more chink in the armor that Reno is not a Tahoe Daily Tribune - Top Stories
  • She _smelt_, so to say, that there was something underneath the offer which was not to her advantage; but then the thought of thirty crowns a month, of all those coins chinking in her apron, falling to her, as it were, from the skies, without her doing anything for it, filled her with covetousness. The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 1 (of 8) Boule de Suif and Other Stories
  • Beneath, where even in August noonday, the sun cannot find its way by a chink, and babies lie stark naked in the cavernous shade, Allen Street presents a sort of submarine and greenish gloom, as if its humanity were actually moving through a sea of aqueous shadows, faces rather bleached and shrunk from sunlessness as water can bleach and shrink. Humoresque A Laugh on Life with a Tear Behind It
  • Not a chink of light was allowed to be seen and regular street patrols were maintained.
  • The chinkara scattered into the scrub as we approached but the blackbuck kept appearing and reappearing, leaping across our path as we drove through the desert.
  • There was a kind of shiver, and Trace heard something go chink on the floor near his boot. Archive 2006-08-01
  • The CJM's court had convicted him for the killing of two chinkara deer on the night of September 26-27, 1998 at Bhavad village while acquitting seven others.
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