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tink

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v tink make or emit a high sound "tinkling bells"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tink A sharp, quick sound; a tinkle.
    • v. i Tink To make a sharp, shrill noise; to tinkle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • tink To produce or emit a fine, sharp, jingling sound, as of a small metallic body striking upon a larger one; make a tinkling noise.
    • n tink A tinking or tinkling sound.
    • tink To mend as a tinker.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. tinken,; of imitative origin. Cf. Ting a tinkling, Tinker

Usage

In literature:

Tink I wanted yer ter eat my teef?
"The Wit of Women" by Kate Sanborn
Hones', Jimmy, Ah tinks Ah's a moughty sick li'l nigger.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
It vill be de best vay, I tink, to do it on de ground.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume VI" by Various
Suppose you tink ob beating dis big frigate troo de channel?
"Captain Brand of the "Centipede"" by H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
Everybody tink you dead.
"The Pirate and The Three Cutters" by Frederick Marryat
You titn't tink udt iss Mr. Richlun, tit you?
"Dr. Sevier" by George W. Cable
Ye tink's I'm going to de Island?
"Traffic in Souls" by Eustace Hale Ball
I don't tink dar's much show for argument in de matter.
"The Universal Reciter" by Various
I tink we do things better in Paris and Vienna.
"Is He Popenjoy?" by Anthony Trollope
Do yer tink I got pink paper and silver-sprigged 'welopers to write sich trash on?
"A Noble Woman" by Ann S. Stephens
Ve vas alvays tinking he vos a bachelor mans, yoost like most of dem young mans as come to dese countries.
"The Peace of Roaring River" by George van Schaick
I vos heert you was movin', so I tink maybees you was run away.
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
If you's gwine to tank anybody, ye better jes' tink and tank yersef!
"Cudjo's Cave" by J. T. Trowbridge
So she tink of me, Pierre, one li'l Frenchmens, not good enough for her, for mek her shame wiz her gran' friends?
"Blue Goose" by Frank Lewis Nason
Steam from here to Cape Coast Castle, I tink.
"With Wolseley to Kumasi" by F.S. Brereton
If he attacked, he make laager; but me no tink dey attack.
"The Young Colonists" by G.A. Henty
I don't tink you are much good except for show, anyhow.
"Harper's Round Table, April 30, 1895" by Various
But I tink dey am gilling Teligny now.
"Marguerite de Valois" by Alexandre Dumas
She heard a tinkly laugh.
"She Knew He Was Coming" by Kris Neville
I tink he might be trusted if he is well pay.
"Lady Maude's Mania" by George Manville Fenn
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In poetry:

I hate dot teufel, Johnnie Bull,
(Der Kaiser says I must)
Mit rage mine heart is filled so full
Sometime I tink I'll bust.
"The Hate Of Hans" by Abner Cosens
Den der kaiser say--"Fritzie, old chap,
Let me know vot you tink of dis schrap;
Vill ve lick dose beeg shmoke,
Or go britty soon proke,
Mit de faderland viped off de map?"
"The Kaiser Consults Fritz" by Abner Cosens
Bin catchum snake, mine tink it, outer bottle, longa pub.
Too much dam lie about dem tings dey neber seen in scrub.
Ma wud! Mine plenty bin in bush; bin plenty much out back,
But neber meet dem pfellers anywhere alonga track.
"King Billy Chips In" by C J Dennis
Urg'd by desire his fingers move,
And press the tempting seat of love;
While smiles conceal'd approach his face--
"Dis, I tink, Madam, von soft place."
"I know one softer, Sir," she said.
"Ah vere it is?"--"in the King's head!"
"The Retort" by William Hutton
S'pose mine write it pretty good, you gib it two t'ree poun'?
Bin teachum mishum station plenty good write yabber down.
Mine jes' bin readin' BULLUMTIN alonga scrub. Ma word!
Mine tink it Gub'mint yabber 'bout de bee' de kin I heard.
"King Billy Chips In" by C J Dennis
Mine tell you, boss, dem blokes no good; dey all bin habin' you.
Mine tink dat "Chimmie Pannican" bin plurry chackeroo!
So boss, you listen longa me; you make quick catchum sack,
An' Billy him bin send you plenty yabber 'bout outback.
"King Billy Chips In" by C J Dennis

In news:

Not long ago, I was in Los Angeles and visiting Tink on the set of a television show that he was executive producing.
The Zensorium Tinke is one of a host of new biometric monitoring devices launching at CES 2012.
Glenn " Tink " Smith, formerly of Piedmont, died last Sunday at the ripe old age of 101.
Western Tink 's 'Fancy Schmancy'.
Auvergene " Tink " Manning Jr, age 64, of Malvern, passed away March 13, 2012.
Join Action News' Rick Williams and Cecily Tynan for an inside look at the Philadelphia Zoo's new X. tink .shun: Saturday, April 9th at 7 pm on 6abc.
' Tink ' in Disney's tank.
Tink Bennett and Tailor Made.
My daughter Hailey with our cat Tink .
Tink N' Tiger Click to enlarge.
I got Tink n' Tiger from a couple that were moving and could not take them.
One evening I was sorting through clothes in the bedroom while Tink, settled in a comfortable chair, was (as usual) fiddling with his phone.
I looked across Tink to see a woman studying me carefully.
Tink F/ Lil Durk – Dat Ain 't Me.
Tink F/ Lil Durk – Dat Ain't Me.
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In science:

The first experimental investigation of a possible ground-state 2p emitter was performed by Karnaukhov and Lu Hsi-T’ink .
Two-proton radioactivity
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