|1.||[ adjective ] (color) similar to the natural color of pinks|
|2.||[ noun ] (color) a light shade of red|
|Related terms:||chromatic_color coral solferino yellowish_pink carnation rose pinkify|
|3.||[ verb ] make light, repeated taps on a surface|
|Synonyms:||rap knock tap|
"he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"
|Related terms:||go pat tapping knock tap|
|4.||[ verb ] cut in a zig-zag pattern with pinking shears, in sewing|
|5.||[ verb ] sound like a car engine that is firing too early|
"the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline" "The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded"
|Related terms:||go knock|
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 8703|
|7.||[ noun ] (botany) any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers|
|Related terms:||flower carnation button_pink china_pink maiden_pink cheddar_pink sweet_William cottage_pink fringed_pink Dianthus|