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pinkadjective

uk   us   /pɪŋk/

pink adjective (PALE RED)

A2 of a pale red colour: pretty pink flowers Have you been in the sun? Your nose is a bit pink.
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pink adjective (SOCIALIST)

old-fashioned disapproving (slightly) supporting socialist ideas and principles

pink adjective (GAY)

connected with gay people: the growth in the pink economy
pinkness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈpɪŋk.nəs/

pinknoun

uk   us   /pɪŋk/

pink noun (COLOUR)

A2 [C or U] a pale red colour: She's very fond of pink.
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pink noun (PLANT)

[C] a small garden plant with sweet-smelling pink, white, or red flowers and narrow, grey-green leaves, or one of its flowers

pinkverb [I]

uk   us   /pɪŋk/ UK (US ping)
When a car engine pinks, it makes a high knocking sound because the fuel is not burning correctly.
Translations of “pink”
in Arabic وَرْدي…
in Korean 핑크색의…
in Malaysian merah jambu…
in French rose…
in Turkish pembe…
in Italian rosa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顏色, 粉紅色的…
in Russian розовый…
in Polish różowy…
in Vietnamese màu hồng, hồng hào…
in Spanish rosa, rosado, color de rosa…
in Portuguese cor-de-rosa…
in Thai สีชมพู, ซึ่งมีสีชมพู…
in German rosa, rosafarben…
in Catalan rosa…
in Japanese ピンク色の, 桃色の…
in Indonesian merah muda, merah jambu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 颜色, 粉红色的…
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