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chink

noun

1 chink

ethnic slur Offensive term for a person of Chinese descent.

synonym: Chinaman.

Roget 800: money, legal tender; money matters, money market; finance; accounts etc. 811; funds, treasure; capital, stock; assets etc. ... show more

Roget 198: interval, interspace; separation etc. 44; break, gap, opening; hole etc. 260; chasm, hiatus, caesura; ... show more

Dutch: spleetoog
Polish: Chinol, Kitajec, kitajec



2 chink

A narrow opening as e.g. between planks in a wall.

3 chink

A short light metallic sound.

synonyms: click, clink.

verb

1 chink

Make or emit a high sound.

synonyms: clink, tink, tinkle.

Roget 408: resound, reverberate, reecho, resonate; ring, jingle, gingle, chink, clink; tink, tinkle; chime; gurgle etc. ... show more

Dutch: tingelen, tinkelen

2 chink

Fill the chinks of, as with caulking.

3 chink

Make cracks or chinks in.

synonym: check.


Moby thesaurus: abysm, abyss, aperture, arroyo, assailability, bar, bezel, bind, block, block up, blockade, box canyon, breach, break, broach, bump, bung, canyon, cash, caulk ... show more.

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