Meaning of clink


Pronunciation: (klingk), [key]
— v.t., v.i.
  1. to make or cause to make a light, sharp, ringing sound: The coins clinked together. He clinked the fork against a glass.
  1. a clinking sound.
  2. a small crack in a steel ingot resulting from uneven expanding or contracting.
  3. a pointed steel bar for breaking up road surfaces.
  4. a rhyme; jingle.


Pronunciation: (klingk), [key]
— n. Slang.
  1. a prison; jail; lockup.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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