Search results for clink

We have found multiple words clink. Choose the one you are looking for and click on the link in its Dictionary entry column to see its detailed etymology.

Dictionary entry Language Definition
clink English (Verb Noun) (humorous, dated) To rhyme.. To make a clinking sound; to make a sound of metal on metal or glass on glass; to strike materials such as metal or glass against one another. (onomatopoeia) The [...](humorous, dated) To rhyme.. To make a clinking sound; to make a sound of metal on metal or glass on glass; to strike materials such as metal or glass against one another. (onomatopoeia) The [...]
clink English (Noun) (slang) Jail or prison, after The Clink prison in Southwark, London. Used in the phrase in the clink.. Stress cracks produced in metal ingots as they cool after being cast.(slang) Jail or prison, after The Clink prison in Southwark, London. Used in the phrase in the clink.. Stress cracks produced in metal ingots as they cool after being cast.

You may also click to see results in all languages instead of just English.