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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A crack, especially between two boards. Also: A clicking sound made by coins striking together.

Usage examples (4)
  • The log cabin was very cold and drafty because of the chinks between the logs.
  • When I was 12, I was called 'chink' for the first time.
  • "An hour ago; had to wake the 'chink' up to get any chuck.
  • 'chink' the way the N-word is tossed around, I would be appalled and tell my child not to use it ever again. for more
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