chink: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (chingk), [key]
— n.
  1. a crack, cleft, or fissure: a chink in a wall.
  2. a narrow opening: a chink between two buildings.
  1. to fill up chinks in.


Pronunciation: (chingk), [key]
— v.t., v.i.
  1. to make, or cause to make, a short, sharp, ringing sound, as of coins or glasses striking together.
  1. a chinking sound: the chink of ice in a glass.
  2. coin or ready cash.


Pronunciation: (chingk), [key]
— n. Slang. (disparaging and offensive)
  1. a Chinese.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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