Synonyms of chink


1. chink, Chinaman, Chinese

usage: (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent

2. chink, crack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure

usage: a narrow opening as e.g. between planks in a wall

3. chink, click, clink, sound

usage: a short light metallic sound


1. tinkle, tink, clink, chink, sound, go

usage: make or emit a high sound; "tinkling bells"

2. chink, plug, stop up, secure

usage: fill the chinks of, as with caulking

3. check, chink, crack

usage: make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint"

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