Meaning of “pink” in the English Dictionary

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uk /pɪŋk/ us /pɪŋk/

pink adjective (PALE RED)

A2 of a pale red colour:

Have you been in the sun? Your nose is a bit pink.

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pink adjective (GAY)

relating to gay people:

the growth in the pink economy
noun [ U ] uk /ˈpɪŋk.nəs/ us /ˈpɪŋk.nəs/


uk /pɪŋk/ us /pɪŋk/

pinkverb [ I ]

uk /pɪŋk/ us /pɪŋk/ UK US ping

(Definition of “pink” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pinkadjective, noun [ C/U ]

us /pɪŋk/

(of) a pale red color:

a pink hat
[ U ] The bridesmaid wore pink.

(Definition of “pink” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)