- of a colour intermediate between red and white, as of coral or salmon；(of wine) rosé.
- pink colour, pigment, or material；the scarlet jacket worn by fox-hunters or the material from which this is made.
- become pink；shear (a sheep) so closely that the colour of the skin is visible
verb: pink, 3rd person present: pinks, gerund or present participle: pinking, past tense: pinked, past participle: pinked
noun: pink, plural noun: pinks
- 1. of a colour intermediate between red and white, as of coral or salmon bright pink lipstick her face was pink with embarrassment
- ▪ (of wine) rosé.
- 2. informal, derogatory having or showing left-wing tendencies pink politicians
- 3. of or associated with gay people a boom in the pink economy the pink pound
- 1. pink colour, pigment, or material soft pastel shades of pink and blue
- ▪ the scarlet jacket worn by fox-hunters or the material from which this is made.
- ▪ the pink ball in snooker.
- ▪ informal rosé wine.
- 2. the best condition or degree the economy is not in the pink of health
- 1. become pink Cheryl's cheeks pinked with sudden excitement
- 2. Australian, New Zealand shear (a sheep) so closely that the colour of the skin is visible McFowler pinked every sheep and never drew blood