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English definition of “clink”

clink

verb [I or T]     /klɪŋk/
to ( cause something to) make a short ringing sound like pieces of glass or metal knocking lightly together: The ice clinked as she dropped it into the glass . We all clinked our glasses together and drank to a happy new year .Sounds made by objects, movement or impact clinking     /ˈklɪŋ.kɪŋ/ noun [S] the clinking of glasses Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
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