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clink

noun

1 clink

A short light metallic sound.

synonyms: chink, click.



2 clink

A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence).

synonyms: gaol, jail, jailhouse, pokey, poky, slammer.

Dutch: bajes, bak, cachot, gevang, gevangenhuis, gevangenis, kast, kot, lik, nor ... show more
Polish: areszt

verb

1 clink

Make a high sound typical of glass.

Roget 410: creak, grate, jar, burr, pipe, twang, jangle, clank, clink; scream etc. (cry) 411; ... show more

2 clink

Make or emit a high sound.

synonyms: chink, tink, tinkle.

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

Dutch: tingelen, tinkelen


Moby thesaurus: alliteration, assonance, blank verse, bump, calaboose, can, change ringing, chime, chiming, chink, chokey, clang, clanging, clangor, clank, clanking, click, clop, clump, clunk ... show more.

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